Janet (Berchenbriter) Shepherd was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend. She was ushered into the arms of Jesus on May 19, 2023, at age 74.
Janet was born to Gerald and Carol Berchenbriter on October 27, 1948. She met her beloved husband Craig while in middle school in Shenandoah, IA. They would marry in 1969 and together they had two children, Jill (Anderson) and Adam. She was the proud “Coco” to 5 grandchildren: Grace, Ella, Paige, Sam, and Nolan.
Janet was very active in her church, both First United Methodist in Marshalltown, IA and Ada Bible Church in Grand Rapids, MI. She volunteered at many organizations and loved time spent with family and friends.
There will be a visitation on May 24th, 2023, from 4-6pm at Ada Bible Church- East Paris Campus. The funeral will be May 25th, 2023, at 11am at Ada Bible Church- East Paris Campus with a luncheon to follow. In lieu of flowers please send donations to Hospice of Michigan (hom.org) or Cord Ministries (cordmin.com attn ID #23110)