Janet Battles Obituary

Janet  Battles
Janet Battles

November 8, 1946 - February 2, 2019
Born in Guttenberg, IA
Resided in Naperville, Illinois


Janet Lucille Battles passed away peacefully and surrounded by family on Saturday, February 2nd in Naperville, IL at the age of 72.

Janet was born on November 8, 1946 in Guttenberg, IA to Howard and Marion Anderson. On July 22, 1972, she married Richard Battles. They started their life together in Minnesota and eventually moved to Naperville, IL. Janet was an amazing wife, mother, grandma, sister, aunt and friend to many.

Janet and Richard raised four beautiful, happy daughters. They were also blessed with five granddaughters and three grandsons. Janet’s daughters and grandchildren were her passion and she was affectionately called “Nina” by her grandkids. She worked for Kettell Builders and at Trader Joe’s in Naperville. She also loved baking and cooking for her friends and family.

Janet is survived by her husband Richard, as well as daughters Michelle Battles (Joseph Butkiewicz), Stephanie Kyle, Melissa (Michael) Walther and Kimberly (Brandon) McCline. She is also survived by grandchildren Makayla, Nicholas, Alessandra, Brenna, Isabella, Hudson, Beckham and Brielle, as well as her siblings Bruce (Terri) Anderson, Joyce (Peter) Christensen and Brian (Lynnette) Anderson and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents along with her beloved dog, Hailey.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to A.D.O.P.T. Pet Shelter in Naperville, IL.

Celebration of Life Services will be held at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Naperville on March 9, 2019 from 10am-12pm and in Minnesota at a later date.




Celebration of Life
815 S. Washington Street
Naperville, IL US 60540
Saturday, March 9, 2019
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM