Jana L. Firari

August 4, 2018

RIPON -- Jana Lou Firari, age 82, of Ripon, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018, at Waupun Memorial Hospital.

Jana was born on May 14, 1936, in Cazenovia, a daughter of William and Loretta (Calkins) Miller. In high school, she played multiple instruments and especially the piano. She used to sing at the radio station in Baraboo and would sing and play piano for weddings and dances. Jana worked at Brandt’s Inc. in Watertown for 30 years. She volunteered at Planned Parenthood in Jefferson assisting the physician. Jana loved visiting with others, especially her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Jana is survived by two children, Rene (Frank) Will of Brandon and Rick (Dalene) Firari of Juneau; six grandchildren, Kerry-Jean (Paul) Beeney, Clinton Firari, Kevin Firari, Seth (Rebi) Will, Cody Will and Shanda Will; two great-grandchildren, Albus and Remus; a brother, William (Donna) Miller of Watertown; other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents and two sons, Louis “Gary” Firari and Kevin Firari.

Visitation for Jana will be held on Wednesday from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Kohls Community Funeral Home, 405 W. Main St., Waupun. A funeral service for Jana will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home with Pastor Michael Sheppard officiating. Burial will follow at Highland Memory Gardens.

A memorial fund has been established in Jana’s name.

Kohls Community Funeral Home is assisting the family.


Kohls Community Funeral Home

405 W. Main St. Waupun