Janet (Luteyn) Blesch passed away July 17, 2019. She was born June 22, 1944 in Kalamazoo, MI. She was the daughter of the late Abraham and Wilma (Howard) Luteyn. Janet attended cosmetology school after graduating from Kalamazoo Central High School in 1962. She married Robert Blesch in 1964, where they lived in Kalamazoo until 1966. They moved to Sturgis, MI, where Janet was a practicing beautician. Later, in 1976, the family moved to Delton, MI, where they owned and operated Bowen's Family Restaurant. She attended all of her children's sporting events and was an enthusiastic Sports Mom. Robert and Janet subsequently divorced in 1984, at which point Janet began working for Denso Manufacturing in Battle Creek, MI, from which she retired. Janet is survived by her siblings, Ronald Luteyn (Carol) of Leesburg, FL; Leonard Luteyn (Kelly) of Kalamazoo, MI; James Hamilton (Betty) of Kalamazoo, MI; Marlene Hamilton of Kalamazoo, MI; Ronald Hamilton (Molly) of Kalamazoo, MI; Joyce King of Portage, MI; Beverly Clay of Portage, MI; and Shirley Ruster (Ron) of Kalamazoo, MI. She is also survived by her children: Debra Weiser (Bud) of Avon Park, FL; Douglas Blesch of Hickory Corners, MI; Joseph Blesch of Haymarket, VA; and Richard Blesch (Susan) of Richland, MI. Janet was the proud grandma to 5 grandchildren: Joe, Jack, Matt, Drew, and Penelope Blesch. Janet also enjoyed her outings with her very special friend, Al Hudziak. There will be a graveside service on Tuesday, July 30th at 11:30am at Mt. Ever Rest Memorial Park, 3941 S Westnedge Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49008. Written memorials can be left online for Janet on the Whitney Memorial Funeral Home website. Donations can be made to the American Heart Association, www.heart.org.