1938 Janet 2022

Janet Koesema

March 6, 1938 — March 24, 2022

Janet Koesema (Kaluza) 84 of Indianapolis, Indiana. Beloved mother and grandmother went to be with the Lord on March 24, 2022. Janet was born March 6,1938, in Chicago, IL. Janet grew up on Woodlawn Ave, in the Burnside neighborhood of Chicago, IL.

Janet is survived by her two children, John E. Koesema (Jamie), of Texas and Ann M. Birch, Indiana; grandchildren, Joshua Birch, Megan Birch, Chad Birch, and Ashley Koesema; sisters, Shirley Hunter, Indiana, and Rosalyn Maul (Carl), Indiana; niece, Elizabeth Vojvodich (Nick), Indiana; and good friend, Cookie Alton, Indiana.

Janet loved to laugh and make others laugh. Her family always said, “It wasn’t a party until Janet was there.” She worked for many years in Physical Plant department at Moody Bible Institute in Chicago IL. She loved her job, and she enjoyed the students and faculty.

She is preceded in death: by her husband, John B. Koesema; and twin brother Edward Kaluza; niece,
Gale Swortfiger; mother, Ann Kaluza (Dutkovic); father, John Kaluza.

Janet will be greatly missed. She is now at peace with the Lord and reunited with her beloved husband of 54 years. She will be laid to rest on April 4, 2022, next to her husband at Mt Pleasant Cemetery in Greenwood, Indiana.

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