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In Remembrance
Janet Kay Kreuzer
Carnes Brothers Funeral Home

Janet Kay KreuzerJanet Kay Kreuzer, age 59, of Port Bolivar passed away after a valiant fight with cancer, Saturday, January 12, 2008, at home in Port Bolivar. Funeral services are 10:00 am Tuesday, January 15, 2008 at First Baptist Church in Port Bolivar with the Reverends Dennis Allen, James Schoenrock, and Gordon Vaughn officiating. Burial will follow at Port Bolivar Cemetery in Port Bolivar under the direction of Carnes Brothers Funeral Home of Galveston. The family will receive visitors at the funeral home on Monday from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm with an Eagles Memorial service to be held at 7:00 pm.

Janet was born March 16, 1948 in Galveston, Texas to William “Buddy” Ewing and Ruby Sustala Ewing. Her family moved to Port Bolivar when she was 3 1⁄2 years old. Janet graduated from Ball High School where she was in the Pep Squad and an outstanding member of the first V.O.E. class. She started work at UTMB and worked there for the next 34 years. After her retirement from UTMB she worked for the City of Galveston Municipal Court for 7 years before retiring for health reasons. Janet sang in the choir and attended Sunday School at the First Baptist Church of Port Bolivar. Janet was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles # 3719 for many years; she served in many capacities, before fulfilling her dream of being elected Madam State President in June 2007.

Janet was preceded in death by her husband of 35 years, Lawrence “Big K” Kreuzer and her father William “Buddy” Ewing both of Port Bolivar.

Janet is survived by her mother, Ruby Ewing ; her brother, David Ewing and wife Jane; niece, Marlene Grand and her daughters, Ocean and Kylen, and nephew, Chad Ewing and his son, Kenneth Jasper; brother in law, Henry Kreuzer and wife Gene; sister in laws, Martha Roberts and Minda Miller; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

Pallbearers are Homer Sullivan, Kenneth Jasper, Tilford Thorkveen, Monroe Kreuzer, Jr., Richard Loftin, and Bill Silverberg. Honorary pallbearers are Henry Kreuzer, Bernard Guidry, Rickie Kreuzer and Glenn Kreuzer.

Memorials may be sent to the Fraternal Order of Eagles Scholarship Fund, Box 1361, Crystal Beach, Texas 77650 in memory of Janet or to AMED Hospice, 8901 Emmett F. Lowry Expy. Ste B, Texas City, Texas 77591.

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