Janet Sharbono, age 71, passed away Thursday, February 24, 2011 at St. Vincents Hospital in Billings, Montana.
Janet was born on April 15, 1939 in Glendive, the daughter of Adrian and Hazel (Henneberry) Skillestad. She attended the Sacred Heart School for the first seven grades, Union School for the eighth grade and Dawson County High School for four years graduating with the class of 1957.
Janet married Richard Jonas on September 14, 1957 and to this union five daughters were born. This marriage ended in 1984. Janet later met Herb Sharbono and they were united in marriage on July 29, 1997 in Glendive.
Janet loved her family and had spent her life being a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother.
Janet was a director for the senior center for 21 years and a treasurer of the Sacred Heart Altar Society for several years.
She is preceded in death by her parents, niece, Lisa Skillestad, brother - in - laws, Bob Scheitlin and Frank Coberly.
Janet is survived by her husband Herb of Glendive; daughters, Dona (Dave) Engle, Shelley (Greg) Kolberg, and Lynn (Gary) Ingraham all of Glendive; LaRae (Dave) Letzelter of Warrensburg, New York and Carol (Mike) Wolff of Lindsay, Montana; step-sons, Bruce (Sue) Sharbono of Laurel, Montana; Mark (Deanna) Sharbono of Aurora, Colorado; Joe (Kathy) Sharbono and Daniel Sharbono both of Glendive; a sister, Shirley (Don) Berkey of Frankfort, Illinois; a sister, Norma (Harry) Green of Lompoc, California; a brother, Stan (Sharon) Bidleman of Billings; a sister, Sally (Art) Peabody of Upton, Wyoming; a brother, Jim (Pat) Skillestad and a sister, Faye Scheitlin both of Glendive; 20 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.
A rosary will be recited at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 2, 2011 in the Chapel of the Silvernale-Silha Funeral Home in Glendive. A Life Tribute Service will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 2, 2011 in the Sacred Heart Catholic Church of Glendive with Celebrant Sandy Silha officiating. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, March 3, 2011 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Father Joseph Ponessa and Deacon Don Berkey officiating. Rite of Committal will be held in the Dawson County Cemetery in Glendive. Silvernale-Silha Funeral Home of Glendive has been entrusted with the arrangements.