Janet Hetherington, 74, of Collinsville, Illinois entered into rest on Friday, July 23, 2021. Janet was born on April 23, 1947 in Granite City to Alice and Lawrence Reader.
She had a passion for working with her students in the special education program at Cahokia. Later in her life, Janet served as a substitute teacher in the Triad school district.
Janet is preceded in death by her mother, father, and sister-in-law, Rebecca Reader.
She is survived by her adoring husband, George Hetherington of Collinsville; two daughters, Jennifer (Matt) Keller of Troy, and Julie (Iain) Cochran of Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin; two sons, Kevin (Bridgette) Ebersoldt of Marine, and Franklin Hetherington of Collinsville; nine grandchildren, Lexi Keller of Mahomet, Kenzie Ebersoldt of St. Louis, Sydney, Maddie, and Ana Keller of Troy, Ross and Corrinne Cochran of St. Paul, Minnesota, Alex (Alyssa) Ebersoldt of El Paso, Texas, and Cole Ebersoldt of Marine. Janet is also survived by one sister, Patty Reader; three brothers, Larry (Sharon) Reader, Bill (Kathy) Reader, and Jim Reader.
Services will be held privately and attended by close family members.