Janet Louise Ashcroft nee Monroe was born 10/25/1937 in Greeley, Co and passed into eternity 01/27/2023. Her last day on earth was peacefully spent surrounded by family and friends.
She met and married widower Major Herbert Curtis Ashcroft in 1967. They married and started their life’s greatest adventure. She was a trusty navigator along with their faithful dog Freddie in their fifth wheel travels over large areas of the US and Canada. They also traveled the world together. Their life’s great adventure included raising racehorses, restaurant ownership and selling real estate. They celebrated over 51 years of marriage before Herb’s death in 2019
She was a loving and devoted mother to her four step children: Bruce Alan and Susan Eleanor, who preceded her in death and survived by Michael Curtis and Sharon Elisabeth along with 12 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren. She also is survived by and was the beloved sister of Clyde Monroe and Sharon Regina nee Monroe and many nieces and nephews
When Janet met Herbert she was teaching fourth grade in Albuquerque, NM and was a member of Phi Delta Kappa teacher’s sorority. They were always busy doing things for each other, their family and their many friends. They lived life to the fullest. She was a fantastic cook and baker. She won several blue ribbons at the fair for her Pecan Pie, bread and butter pickles and other assorted canned goods. She enjoyed Broadway musicals, playing cards and piano, crocheting, puzzles, reading and genealogy.
She faithfully dedicated many years of service to the LDS church and the Mesa Temple.
Services will be held at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on February 9th, 2023 at 5620 East Adobe in Mesa AZ. Viewing at 9:30 AM – Funeral Service at 10:00 AM
Arrangements by Bunker’s University Chapel, www.bunkerfuneral.com. Should this obituary appear anywhere but bunkerfuneral.com, please check our website for accurate details and service information.