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Janet Eloise (Zimmerman) Butterfield

October 4, 1920 ~ November 17, 2022 (age 102)
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Janet E. Butterfield, age 102, of Sylvania passed away Thursday November 17, 2022.  She was born October 4, 1920, in Toledo, OH, to Harvey and Florence (Collins) Zimmerman.  Janet married Carl M. Butterfield, August 25, 1945, and together they raised three daughters.

Janet was a beautician for many years around the Toledo area, she retired from National Family Opinion where she worked as a Administrative Assistant .

Janet loved to travel with her husband in their motorhome, after retirement they lived in Ellenton, FL for 25 years during the winter months.  She was a member of the Faith Community Church in Maumee, OH and was active at the Sylvania Senior Center where she enjoyed playing cards.  She as an avid card player mastering many card games.

Janet is survived by her loving daughters, Sandra Blanchard, Linda (Athanasios “Tom”) Papademos and Pamela Engel; 8 grandchildren; 14,  great-grandchildren and the newest  great-great-grandson, and sister, Jean Bucher.  She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and sister, Jessie Sickles.

Visitation will be held Wednesday November 23, 2022, from 10-12:00 P.M. at Reeb Funeral Home, Sylvania, with grave side services at Maplewood Cemetery Toledo at 12:30 P.M.

The family would like to  say a special thanks to the nurses and hospice workers who took care of Janet these last few weeks.

Contributions to Promedica Hospice would be appreciated.  Online condolences may be left at

To send flowers to the family, please visit our floral store.


November 23, 2022

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Reeb Funeral Home
5712 Main Street
Sylvania, OH 43560

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In Loving Memory Of

Janet Butterfield

October 4, 1920-November 17, 2022

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