Janet Faist

Janet Faist

October 7, 1935 – January 21, 2023

It is with extreme sadness that on January 21, 2023, Janet Faist died in Scottsdale, Arizona. Jan is survived by her husband of 64 years, Lauren, and her children Susan and Mark.

Jan was born in Lexington Nebraska on October 7, 1935. She met Lauren at the University of Nebraska. She was an honored recipient of numerous awards with The Salvation Army for many decades, where she was very charitable with her time and the trusts she established. Jan was also a Golden Arrow with the Pi Beta Phi Sorority. Jan will be truly missed by so many she touched with her generosity and loving soul.

At her request, there will only be a private family gathering, but if one would like to contribute a donation in her name, please make them to the Tangier Shrine of Omaha/Transportation Fund. 2823 South 84th Street, Omaha, Nebraska 69124.


  • Marilym Willson Posted January 26, 2023 9:09 am

    I am so sad to hear of Jan’s passing. She was such a warm and caring person and a wonderful friend. My heart goes out to you.

  • Buzz and Becky Garlock Posted January 26, 2023 12:55 pm

    So sorry to hear of Jan’s passing – she was a blessing to those of us who knew her and she will be missed.

  • Dr Herbert & Sondra. Feidler Posted January 26, 2023 6:37 pm

    Dear Lauren and Family,
    You have our deepest sympathy in the passing of Janet.
    May you find strength and courage during this sad and difficult time..
    Dr. Herbert & Sondra Feidler

  • Robert Berguin and Family Posted January 26, 2023 6:40 pm

    We are so very saddened to learn of Jan’s passing. Peggy and Jan were friends for over 65 years and we remember many wonderful times with Jan and Lauren. Jan will be truly missed by so many and we hope that will comfort all of you in the days ahead.

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