William James ("Bill") Janes was born on June 22, 1920, in Farber, MO, to William James Janes and wife, Georgia (nee Day); he died Thursday at the age of 92.
He was preceded in death by first wife, Haddy Ruth Janes (nee McCoy); two sisters: Lola Lummner and Elizabeth Sheridan; and one brother Johnny Janes.
He is survived by his wife, Millie Pendleton-Janes, as well as one sister, Virginia Nutt (nee Janes). He also had one step-daughter from his first marriage: Eldean Smith and husband William of Moberly, MO. He had five step daughters from his second marriage: Janet Witherby and husband Frank of O'Fallon, MO; Joyce Katich of Ballwin; Pat (and the late Jim) Ferris of Washington, MO; Sandy Weber and husband Rich of ; and the late Kathy Corbett. He had two sister-in-laws LaVerne Calvin (nee Krueger) of Washington and Dorothy Pendleton (nee Krueger) of and a brother-in-law Harold Kruger of Belmont, CA. He was the grandfather of 12 and great-grandfather of 17.
He was in the the U.S. Navy during World War II.
Visitation will be 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday 4-6 p.m. at the Schrader Funeral Home and Crematory, 14960 Manchester Road at Holloway in Ballwin. A funeral service follows at 6 p.m. Tuesday.
Interment will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Laddonia City Cemetery, Laddonia, MO.
Contributions may be made to American Heart Association.
Friends may sign the family’s online guestbook.