Died Tuesday morning October 22, 2019. Janet was born February 13, 1934 in Kalamazoo, Michigan a daughter of Clair and Grace (Prindle) Copeland. She had been a lifelong Kalamazoo resident and was a member of St. Thomas More Catholic Church. Janet was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Collen Copeland; and a brother, Richard Copeland. On February 22, 1952, she was united in marriage to Russell J. Cavanaugh who survives. Also surviving, 3 children. Michael (Sally) Cavanaugh of Gobles, Linda (Michael) Landry of Vicksburg, and Kim (Jeff) Williams of Portage; 3 grandchildren, Aaron, Brandon, and Angela (Phillip) Whittaker; 2 great-grandchildren, Chloe and Sophie; a brother, Robert (Mary) Copeland of Cooper, sister-in-law, Barbara Copeland of Kalamazoo; a step sister, Marcia Jowers of Texas; and several nieces and nephews. Services will be held 11 o'clock Friday from the Langeland Family Funeral Homes Burial & Cremation Services, 411 E Centre Ave, Portage, MI 49002. Visitation will be 4-7pm Thursday. Interment will be in South Portage Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Spina Bifida Foundation or the Michigan Heart Fund. Please visit Janet's personalized webpage for directions, online guestbook or to leave a condolence. https://www.langelands.com.