Janet Regina Sessions

Born: Wed., Dec. 26, 1945
Died: Mon., Feb. 18, 2019


Memorial Service

2:00 PM Mon., Feb. 25, 2019
Location: Crandall Funeral Home


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Janet Regina Sessions “JJ”, mother, wife, sister, grandma, great grandma, aunt, cousin, friend, animal lover, gypsy, and fiercely loyal protector passed away on February 18th, 2019 peacefully at her home.

Janet was born December 26th, 1945 in Denver, Colorado to Regina Ledgerwood and Leonard Roach. After her father passed, her mother met and married Otto Ledgerwood. In 1966 Janet married Pat Haggerty and together they had three children. Janet and Pat later divorced, and Janet moved to Evanston in 1975, where she continued to raise her three children. Anyone who knew Janet knows she was hard to keep in one place, but she always returned to her home in Evanston. She met and married her soulmate Randy Sessions in 1996.

God saw you getting tired
When a cure was not to be
So, he wrapped his arms around you
And whispered, “Come with me”.
With tearful eyes we watched you suffer
And saw you fade away
Although we loved you dearly,
We could not make you stay.
A Golden heart stopped beating,
Hard working hands were laid to rest.
God broke our hearts to prove to us,
He only takes the best.

Janet was preceded in death by her mother Regina “Butchie” Ledgerwood, father Leonard Roach, her “daddy” Otto Ledgerwood, and her sister Janice Walston (Kenny).

She will be missed dearly every day by her husband Randy, her children Shannon Haggerty, Sean Haggerty, Kathy Haggerty (Mikki) and Tyler Hamilton, sisters Kathy Groth (Richard) and Nancy Slaugh (Rick). Her step children Robert “Willy” Sessions, and Cody “CR” Randall Sessions. She also lives on through 7 grandchildren, and 5 great grandchildren.

As an expression of sympathy, donations can be made to the ARL or your local no kill animal shelter in Janet’s name.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 PM Monday, February 25, 2019 at Crandall Funeral Home in Evanston.

After the service family and friends are invited to the Knights Inn for food and drinks.

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Michele Adams
   Posted Tue February 19, 2019
Aunt Janet. You've been a wonderful human being, beautiful inside and out. You were able to live a wonderful life with your children at your side. A part of you will be with them as you live on forever. Love you so much. Michele

Sandy Shaffer
   Posted Wed February 20, 2019
Sharing three special grandchildren made us special friends. I always enjoyed our talks. Condolences to the family.

Jim and Sherry Schnurr
   Posted Wed February 20, 2019
Dearest Family, We are unable to attend but Jim and I send our dearest condolences to you all. I always enjoyed seeing Janet she always held her contagious smile even when she didn't feel well or was dealing with a lot. Janet was a true inspiration with her strength. She Loved you all so very much. God Bless you all. Jim and Sherry Schnurr

Ron baker
   Posted Thu February 21, 2019
So sorry for your loss. I never meet her but she seems to be a great mom. I lost my mom two weeks ago. It is very hard but I know she is in a better place with my grand parents.

Wendy M Jennings
   Posted Thu February 21, 2019
Kathy, Sean, and Shannon,
My deepest condolences on the loss of your dear mother and my Aunt Janet. She had always held a very special place in my heart, as she helped me a lot when my husband died in 1993. Her kind words and actions got me through a very hard time. I love you all and you will be in my thoughts and prayers. Your mama was a special lady.
Your cousin,
Wendy

Chris/Christy Youngman
   Posted Sat February 23, 2019
So Sorry We are unable to attend.Please know our hearts and souls are with you at this difficult time. J.J. was a great lady, always had that smile. Please give one another hugs and loves. Tell everyone hi from our hearts. Love Chris /Christy

Phyllis Elms
   Posted Mon March 04, 2019
I am So Sorry About Janet`s Passing, loved her as a friend for many years.

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