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Wilva Katherine Suchanek

March 22, 1961 - December 17, 2017

Wilva Katherine Suchanek

Wilva Katherine Suchanek, age 56, of Janesville passed away Sunday, December 17, 2017 following a long courageous  battle with cancer. Wilva was born on March 22, 1961 at the Edgerton Hospital, the daughter of Richard and Bette (Slowey) Barlass. She graduated from Johnstown Elementary School, Milton High School and Janesville Academy of Beauty Culture. Wilva married Paul M. Suchanek on June 29, 1985 at Rock Prairie Presbyterian Church. She was employed as a cosmetologist by Robin’s Nest in Milton for 22 years and finished her career at Styles by Diane. She was a life-long member of Rock Prairie Presbyterian Church where she served on the Board of Deacons.

Wilva is survived by her husband, Paul Suchanek, daughter, Rebecca (Jakob) Hitchcock sisters, Kathy, Mae (Brad), brother Mike (Marcy), numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents, Richard and Bette Barlass, sister, Bette Jean Krueger and brother, Richard Barlass Jr.

“Wilva’s family wishes to thank Agrace Hospice, the Pain & Palliative Team at U. W. Hospital, the Carbone Cancer Clinic as well as all of her family and friends for their continuing support during her journey.”

Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, December 22, 2017 at Rock Prairie United Presbyterian Church 8605 East County Road A, Janesville with  Pastor Jamie Swanson and Rev. Dr. Bruce A. Jones officiating. Private burial at Johnstown Center Cemetery will precede the services.  Visitation will be Thursday, December 21st from 3 to 7 p.m. at Henke-Clarson Funeral Home, 1010 N. Wright Rd., Janesville. Memorials may be made to the family.

Added: December 18th, 2017
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Wilva Katherine Suchanek

March 22, 1961 - December 17, 2017

Wilva Katherine Suchanek

Wilva Katherine Suchanek, age 56, of Janesville passed away Sunday, December 17, 2017 following a long courageous  battle with cancer. Wilva was born on March 22, 1961 at the Edgerton Hospital, the daughter of Richard and Bette (Slowey) Barlass. She graduated from Johnstown Elementary School, Milton High School and Janesville Academy of Beauty Culture. Wilva married Paul M. Suchanek on June 29, 1985 at Rock Prairie Presbyterian Church. She was employed as a cosmetologist by Robin’s Nest in Milton for 22 years and finished her career at Styles by Diane. She was a life-long member of Rock Prairie Presbyterian Church where she served on the Board of Deacons.

Wilva is survived by her husband, Paul Suchanek, daughter, Rebecca (Jakob) Hitchcock sisters, Kathy, Mae (Brad), brother Mike (Marcy), numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents, Richard and Bette Barlass, sister, Bette Jean Krueger and brother, Richard Barlass Jr.

“Wilva’s family wishes to thank Agrace Hospice, the Pain & Palliative Team at U. W. Hospital, the Carbone Cancer Clinic as well as all of her family and friends for their continuing support during her journey.”

Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, December 22, 2017 at Rock Prairie United Presbyterian Church 8605 East County Road A, Janesville with  Pastor Jamie Swanson and Rev. Dr. Bruce A. Jones officiating. Private burial at Johnstown Center Cemetery will precede the services.  Visitation will be Thursday, December 21st from 3 to 7 p.m. at Henke-Clarson Funeral Home, 1010 N. Wright Rd., Janesville. Memorials may be made to the family.

Added: December 18th, 2017