Janie Mae Mangene

10/12/1948 - 04/05/2024


Obituary For Janie Mae Mangene

Janie Mae (Gagnon) Mangene, age 75, of Cedarville, Michigan, died at the White-Wiles Home
in Rudyard, Michigan, on April 5, 2024. She was born on October 12, 1948, in Sault Ste. Marie,
Michigan, to John Francis and Opal Mae (Peffers) Gagnon.

Janie grew up in Sault Ste. Marie and attended Sault Area Schools. Janie worked many places throughout her lifetime while raising her three children and eventually retired from Cedarville Foods.
Janie greatly enjoyed crocheting, knitting, baking and going to the casino with her husband, whom she met in Cedarville and married in 1993, in St Ignace, Michigan.

Janie is survived by her husband Gerald Mangene; daughters, Toni Bruning, Brenda Cadreau,
and Deanna Bowen, all of Sault Ste Marie; grandchildren, Amber (Chris) Nettleton, Joseph
McGruther, Casandra McGruther, Ashley (Aaron) Sherlund, Saige Bruning, Dakota Bowen, and
Cheyenne Bowen; great-grandchildren Jacklyn, Garrett, Asher, Mae, Christopher, Mackenzie, Liberty,
and Eleanor; sisters, Francie McCall of Sault Ste. Marie and Penny Payment of
Hessel, Michigan; and brother, Gene (Cathy) Gagnon of Houghton, Michigan.

Janie was preceded in death by her parents, John (Fran) and Opal.

The family wishes to honor Janie’s request for no funeral services to be held. Janie’s final resting place will be Oaklawn Chapel Gardens in Sault Ste. Marie

Family Life Funeral Homes assisted the family with arrangements. Condolences may be left to
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  • 04/11/2024

    Janie was a very fine lady and more, she was still considered my sister-in-law and more, she was treated more like a sister than anything else. and was told so by me. Growing up she would always bake me cookies. they were the best. Janie will sadly be missed my me and our family and will for every be in my heart and thoughts.