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Theodore Erving Janot, 78, died Sunday at Ascension All Saints Hospital. He was born in Racine, April 28, 1941, son of the late Bernard and Evelyn (Nee:Stettner) Janot.

Ted proudly served in the U.S. Navy from 1958 – 1962. On February 19, 1966 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, he married Karen L. Poppelman. Ted owned and operated Ted Janot Decorating. He was a member of St. Lucy’s Catholic Church, VFW Post 1391, and In-Sink-Erator Sportsman Club. Ted had a passion for fishing, hunting, cooking, and woodworking. He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather who will be dearly missed.

Surviving are his wife of 53 years, Karen; children, Jennifer (Will) Lockhart, Jeff (Jill) Janot; grandchildren, Alex, Lauren, and Caitlin Carew, Zachary and Benjamin Janot; sisters, Julie Schuebel, Judy Matthews, Kathleen Lawrenz, and Karen Hancock; brother-in-law, Roger Poppelman; nieces, nephews, other relatives and dear friends. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brother-in-law, Gary Lawrenz, and sister-in-law, Cathie Poppelman.

Funeral services with full military honors will be held at Maresh-Meredith & Acklam Funeral Home, Friday, November 15th, 6 p.m. Private interment will be held at Southern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery. Relatives and friends may meet prior to the service 4-6 p.m. Memorials to the family have been suggested.

Please send condolences to Maresh-Meredith & Acklam Funeral Home.