Janet Lorene Valent, 86 of Staunton, passed away on Thursday, January 26, 2023, at Hitz Memorial Home in Alhambra. She was born on October 5, 1936, in Staunton, the daughter of the late Matthew and Pearl (Dohnal) Valent.
She worked as an insurance agent/broker for Haas & Wilkerson in St. Louis, MO for many years. She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church of Staunton, a past member of Staunton Country Club (ladies golf league), and enjoyed playing cards, especially BUNCO.
She is survived by one brother, Marlin (Jackie) Valent of Osage Beach, MO; two nieces, Connie (Mardy) Johnson of O’Fallon, MO and Diane (Rich) Oppits of St. Louis, MO; and several great nieces and great nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Friends may call from 10 to 12 noon on Friday, February 17, 2023, at Williamson Funeral Home in Staunton. A memorial service will follow at 12 noon at Williamson Funeral Home in Staunton with Pastor Philip Girardin officiating. The burial of cremains will be held at Memorial Park Cemetery in Staunton. Memorials are suggested to Adopt-A-Pet of Benld.