Howard Robert 'Bob' Janes
Aug 26, 1925 - Oct 27, 2012
JANES, Howard Robert (Bob)
Born August 26, 1925, in Long Beach, California, Bob Janes passed away peacefully in his home Saturday, October 27, 2012. Descended from parents Howard Robert Woody and Georgia Susie Thompson, Bob spent his childhood in Southern California and Hawaii. A World War II veteran, Bob was honorably discharged from the Navy in 1946 and remained in the reserves until 1954. He attended both UCLA and UC Berkeley. He retired from the State Board of Equalization in 1988 after 33 years of service
Bob will be missed by his bride, Sheila Ann Bohn Janes, of 58 years; his daughters Sherri Janes and Kim Little; and his sons, Chris, Greg and Andy Janes; as well as his seven grandchildren and one great-grandson who affectionately called him ‘BooBob.’
Funeral services will be held Friday, November 2nd at 11:00 AM at Saint Lawrence Catholic Church, 4325 Don Julio Blvd., North Highlands, CA 95660.
Rosary and Visitation will be held Thursday, November 1st from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM at East Lawn Mortuary at the Saint Francis Community Hall at 5757 Greenback Lane, Sacramento, CA 95841.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be sent to Immaculate Heart Radio, 3256 Penryn Rd., Suite 100, Loomis, CA 95650.