Janel M Pecha, of Green Bay, died Monday, June 22, 2015 at St. Mary Hospital in Green Bay. She was 54 years old. She was born on October 14, 1960 in Antigo, a daughter of Jeanette (Beck) Pecha of Mattoon and the late James Pecha.
She was a graduate of Antigo High School with the class of 1979 then attended North Central Technical College in Wausau where she received an associates degree as a surgical technician.
Janel moved to Green Bay where she worked at St. Vincent and Bellin Hospitals.
Her hobbies included needle point, crocheting, knitting and card making. She enjoyed following the Green Bay Packers.
Survivors including her mother are three sisters, Cindy Verhasselt and Brian Sohr of Bonduel, Jane (Micky) Kolpack of Polar, Kay (Mike) Kairis of Omro; a brother, Randal (Cindy) Pecha of Mattoon; nieces and nephews, Matthew Pecha, Tera and Kendra Verhasselt, Ashley (Jake) Leiterman, Bradley Kolpack and Stephanie Greisinger.
In addition to her father she was preceded in death by a brother, Richard Pecha.
A memorial Mass will be held on Saturday at 2 p.m. at St. Joseph Holy Family Catholic Church in Phlox. Visitation will be Saturday from 1 p.m. until the time of services at the church.