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Janet Bueker

August 13, 1958 — March 16, 2019


Janet K. Bueker, 60, Wichita Kansas, died at her home on Saturday March 16th 2019.

Janet was proceded in death by her parents Jim and Imogene Bueker, sister Carolyn Schwarz, and brother Terrence Bueker, and her beloved dog Kudos.

She is survived by her nephew Dustin Parsons-Schwarz and husband Nathan of Springfield, Virginia, brother-in-law Kenneth Schwarz of Bel Aire, Kansas and niece Marlene Plumley, of Annapolis, Maryland.

Jan born on August 13, 1958 in Wichita, Ks. She was raised in Newton, Ks., graduating from Newton High School in 1976. She received her Bachelor’s Degree from Washburn University in Topeka and her Master’s Degree from Washington University in St. Louis. Later on Jan studied at King’s College-Cambridge in England.

She retired from the Kanas Department of Health and Environment where she worked on policy writing. She was passionate about social justice and Native American history.

Memorial services will be held at 1:00 P.M., Friday, March 22nd at Broadway Colonial Funeral Home in Newton. A private inurnment service will follow at Restlawn Gardens of Memory near Newton.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Week of Compassion. Contributions may be sent to Broadway Colonial Funeral Home, 120 E. Broadway, Newton, Ks. 67114.

Arrangements are by Broadway Colonial Funeral Home, Newton.

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