Janet L. Bland, age 79, of New Windsor, Illinois died at 1:40 A.M. on Friday, April 6, 2018 at her home surrounded by her family. Janet was born on December 20, 1938 in Galesburg, Illinois the daughter of Matthew and Ruby (wells) Blakwell. She married August 8, 1957 in Galesburg, Illinois to Richard D. Bland, 61 years. Surviving is her husband Richard D. Bland of New Windsor, Illinois; two daughters: Kim (Theodore) Treadway of San Benito, Guatemala and Paula (Pastor Jim) Shannon of Alpha, Illinois; six grandchildren: Jason (Erin) Bland of Belvidere, Illinois, Matthew Bland of Oxnard, California, Sarah Bland of Oxnard, California, Rachel Bland of Moline, Illinois, Corey Bland of Saint Thomas, Virgin Islands, Noah (Mecca) Shannon of Elgin, Illinois, Brecklyn Shannon of Alpha, Illinois, Daniel Treadway of San Benito, Guatemala; and three great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, two sons: Matthew and Ronald, one sister, Gwen and one brother Monty. She was mostly a homemaker and house wife, raising her children and taking care of her family. She attended and graduated from Galesburg High School in 1956. She was a member of the Harvest Bible Church in Woodhull, Illinois and was very active in her church. Visitation will be held from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM on Monday, April 9, 2018 at the Harvest Bible Church in Woodhull, Illinois. Funeral Services will be at 11:00 A.M. on Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at the Harvest Bible Church in Woodhull, Illinois with Pastor Jim Shannon officiating. Interment will be at Rio Cemetery, Rio, Illinois. Memorials may be made to the World is Your Ministries or to the Family. Hurd-Hendricks Funeral Homes & Crematory is in charge of arrangements.
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