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Janet Mabelle (Buckle) O'Neill

April 28, 1936 ~ August 1, 2021 (age 85)


Janet M. O’Neill, 85, of the Williams Bay area passed away on August 1st, 2021, at Burlington Memorial Hospital.

Born Janet Mabelle Buckle to the late Francis J. and Marjorie B. (Spear) Buckle on April 28th, 1936, in Chicago, Illinois.  On May 7th, 1955, Janet was joined in marriage to the late David C. O’Neill Jr. in Chicago.

Janet was a dedicated mother first and foremost.  She treasured her children and embraced every moment with them.  She especially enjoyed her role as a grandmother.  She made friends everywhere she went and enjoyed life to the fullest.  Janet loved her job as a realtor for Keefe Real Estate where she worked for 20 plus years.  Janet was also a former property manager for the Willabay Condos in Williams Bay, Wisconsin.

Four children survive Janet: Nancy J. (Pat) Ward, Robert W. (Colleen) O’Neill, Thomas J. (Mary) O’Neill, and Kathy M. Sanders.  15 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and six siblings: Barbara Seitz, Robert J. Buckle, Mary R. Lane, Linda Crego, Frank Buckle, and Rosie Sollinger all survive Janet.  Janet was proceeded in death by her husband David, one son; David F. O’Neill, one son-in-law, Mike Sanders; and one sister, Nancy J. Buckle.

Services for Janet will be held on Wednesday August 11th, 2021, at 10:00am at St. Benedicts Catholic Church in Fontana, Wisconsin.  Visitation will be held on Tuesday August 10th, 2021, from 4:00pm till 7:00pm in the main chapel of Derrick Funeral Home.

In lieu of other expressions of sympathy the family has asked that you make a donation to the American Diabetes Association.  A link has been provided below for your convenience.

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August 10, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Derrick Funeral Home and Cremation Services
800 Park Drive
Lake Geneva, Wisconsin 53147

Memorial Service
August 11, 2021

10:00 AM
St. Benedict Catholic Church
137 Dewey Avenue
Fontana, Wisconsin 53125


American Diabetes Association
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Tel: 1-800-342-2383
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