Janet M. Rentko, 80
Janet was born in Bronx, New York. Janet was a 1963 graduate of the Lenox Hill Hospital of Nursing and Marymount Manhattan College. She worked at Lenox Hill from graduation until 1979 when she moved to Omaha. Before moving she served as President of the Lenox Hill Alumnae Association for nine years. After moving to Omaha she worked as the Evening Nursing Supervisor at the Omaha VA Medical Center up until retirement in 2004. After retirement, she spent time volunteering at St. Gerald Catholic Church, serving as a lector as well as leading the Friends on Q senior group.
Janet was an active member of the Ralston Senior Center volunteering three days a week. She discovered the LaVista Senior Center where she enjoyed many activities and events. She wrote the Senior News column for the Ralston Recorder for eleven years and after they ceased production, she wrote a column for the Papillion Times. She enjoyed traveling and making numerous trips to Europe with the Marianist Mission group. She enjoyed the theater and was a longtime member of the Omaha Community Playhouse and a supporter of the Ralston Community Theatre.
Preceded in death by her parents Andrew and Johanna Rentko and soulmate Charles Langgle.
Survived by her sister Mary (Anthony) Perry; niece Elizabeth (Jim) Vokal; great-niece and nephew, Kate and Will; nephew Andrew (Jennifer) Perry; great-niece, Julianna; niece Virginia (Jason) Smith; great nieces, Abby and Emily; and nephew Vincent (Megan) Perry; great nephew, Isaac.