Janet Ann Postier
February 27, 1941  -  September 15, 2018

Janet Ann Postier

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Celebration of Life
Neodesha Methodist United Church
802 Indiana St
Neodesha, KS  66757
Saturday, September 29, 2018
2:00 PM
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Janet Ann Postier, 77, retired teacher passed away Saturday, September 15, 2018.She was born February 27,1941 to CH (Dutch) and Winifred (Spain) Postier. Janet graduated from Plevna High School in 1959, Sterling College in 1962 with a BS degree and from Pittsburg State University in 1991 with a MS degree. Janet taught High School Business Education in Preston and Montezuma, Kansas. In 1967 she moved to Neodesha, KS to teach Business Education, and remained a teacher there until her retirement in 1997. Janet loved teaching and she loved all of her students. She was a member of the Neodesha United Methodist Church, and became a certified lay speaker. She was also a member of the Four County Mental Health Board, and a member of the USD461 Board of Education. Janet was the first single person to adopt a child in the state of Kansas. She adopted Jennifer in 1976. She was preceded in death by her parent's CH (Dutch) and Winifred Postier. Janet is survived by her daughter Jennifer(Bill) Cashero,Neodesha, her grandchildren Jeff Postier, Bri Ann Young, and Lilli Cashero, Neodesha. One great-granddaughter, Brogan Young.
A celebration of life will be held Saturday, September 29, 2018 at the Neodesha United Methodist Church, 802 Indiana St in Neodesha, at 2:00 PM. Reception will follow. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Janet Postier Memorial Educational Scholarship Fund, in care of the Community National Bank and Trust, 102 N. 4th Neodesha, KS 66757.To leave the family a special message of condolence, please visit www.loranfawcettfuneralhome.com.

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  1. Carol Becker
    Sedgwick, KS

    So Sorry to hear about Janet. I knew her when she and her Parents when they lived on their farm, my parents and her's were very close friends for many years They have been gone for many years now, but I keep in touch with Janet by Christmas Letters love hearing from her and her telling us about her year. I got to go down and see her for her 70th Birthday. I got pictures of that. But when I got no answer back from her with a Christmas Card I didn't know how to find out about her. So I had my Husband go on Line to find out about her, She was such a wonderful Lady as she was Christian Lady, I will Miss her Letters I will always remember her. Praying for her Family. Mrs. Carol Becker.

  2. Beverly
    Wichita, KS

    Miss Postier was a wonderful person and I was so lucky to have her for my bookkeeping teacher. She will be greatly missed and will always be remembered as an inspiration and mentor to so many of us at NHS. My condolences to her family. You are all in my prayers.

  3. Billie M Porter
    Neodesha, KS

    Remembering Janet: Janet freely shared her musical talent. I remember her singing at every Mother-Daughter Y-teen tea "Turn around Little Girl" and bringing all us Moms to tears. Janet's community service included NHS organizations, 4-County Mental Health Board and Methodist Church. We were surprised (delighted) when she answered a Porter Drug newspaper ad for a part time bookkeeper. Fortunately she decided we would be her retirement hobby! A dedicated teacher, she was the 1996 Educator of the Year. Many of her students remarked how well she prepared them for college and also prepared others to go directly in the work force. She also was a good Mom to Jennifer and a proud grandmother. I also remember exchanging puppy stories--her boxer pup Holly made my labs look tame! Just a good person and friend.

  4. Liz Cook Smith
    Midland, TX

    What can say about an individual that has always been a true and amazing guidance in a person’s life....I always remember her as one of my favorite teachers. I took secretarial training w/her.... I knew she was awesome.... when she patted me on the back and said...”Dear you are not cut out for this...”..... was she ever so right!!!!
    Neody lost another wonder person!
    Liz Cook Smith


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  6. Pastor Leslie Griffith
    Neodesha, KS

    She was a good friend, I was a student from Preston and had the pleasure of being her friend here. She had a great faith and a great friendship. God bless you as you remember her. She will always be in your hearts.

  7. Sharon Gagnebin
    Abbyville, KS

    She was a special friend from Plevna High School. A Senior when I was a Freshman. Always smiling, fun loving and kind person. I learned to sing Alto singing beside her in the church choir. May God's love give you peace and comfort during this difficult time.

  8. The Cox Family
    Lake Mary, FL

    Heartbroken over the loss of this special woman and former teacher and next door neighboor. So many wonderful memories from chasing her boxer Josie down for her when she got loose, to helping her with her garden and flowers, to her constant laughter at our son Collin and his 3 year old shenanigans. We all loved her.

  9. Renee Lazenby
    Coffeyville, KS

    Prayers for the family.

  10. Jan Van buskirk
    Towanda, KS

    Janet did not teach me at Preston but did some of my family and friends i met her while she was teaching there and at alumni banquet which she frequented to see her students. i am sure she will be greatly missed. I know she was appreciated by those her knew her

  11. Ricky Spivey Blake
    Kinzer, PA

    Miss Janet was my much loved and admired business teacher and friend. I wish she could have visited me here and I will miss seeing her at our reunions. My thoughts and prayers are with her family.

  12. dee hutchison
    NEODESHA, KS

    janet was the best role model for all ages & prayer warrior.
    she will be missed by all that knew her.

  13. Becky Scott
    Diamond City, AR

    Miss P was a one of a kind lady. She inspired so many of us and she will be greatly missed. RIP dear lady.

  14. Marian Grieve
    Tulsa, OK

    I was so sad to hear of Miss Postier's passing. She was easily my favorite teacher during my time at NHS, and always made sure to keep track of me after I left. She will be terrible missed, but greeted warmly in Heaven.

  15. Belinda Koch
    independence, KS

    My prayers go out to all who knew her. She was a wonderful teacher and person. She will be missed dearly!!!

  16. Floretta Carpenter
    Neodesha, KS

    What a wonderful beautiful lady. So sorry for your loss.

  17. Patty (Berg) Shaulis
    Morrisville, MO

    One of my most favorite teachers!! Loved all classes “Posey” taught. She was a great teacher and mentor. A wonderful Christian lady. My condolences to Jennifer and family.

  18. Pam Chronister Lewis
    Huntington Beach, Ca, KS

    Miss Postier was one of my favs! She will be sorely missed by many. My thoughts are with her family and friends. I’m so sorry to hear of her passing. RIP Miss Postier.

  19. Susan Gibson Page
    Pratt, KS

    Posie was an amazing teacher and special friend. From my graduation in 1975 til this day we had an amazing bond. Every year for forty years we have sent each other a single red rose on our birthdays. I love you Posie!

  20. Gary Larson
    Neodesha, KS

    She will be missed by so many...... Mrs. P. always had a kind word and impacted the lives of all around her. Her prayers saw many of us through our dark times. Loved her so much and will always remember her support and encouragement.

  21. Mark D. Mccleary
    Bernice, OK

    My deepest condolences to the family and friends. Janet was a very honest person, I admired her emensely.

  22. Terry Peck
    Neodesha, KS

    LOVED this precious woman of God who taught beyond the classroom. To see her singing with her beautiful voice with the angels is a thought beyond me. Thinking of you all.

  23. Jane Swezey
    Galesburg, KS

    So sorry to hear of her passing. I was honored to be one of her nurses for many years. I was also the recipient of the Winifred Postier nursing scholarship when I was in high school. Janet was a great lady, and will be missed terrible. Prayers to all of her family and friends.

  24. Ellen Boyle
    Mound valley, KS

    I meet NaNa through her grandson Jeff, which has become like one of my own kids. She was a very very sweet lady. Sent me cards in the mail why just because that who she was. From the very first day I meet her she treated me like family. Jeff if you and the family need anything at all please get ahold of me. Prayers for you my dear and your family. Love you buddy .

  25. Dallas and Rejeania Martin
    Afton, OK

    Sorry to hear of the passing of Janet. She was a wonderful person to talk to about anything.

  26. Debbie Heatherington
    Tucson, AZ

    I don't think I have ever known another person who was as totatotally kind the way that Miss Postier was. Bubbly, smiling, she was a joy.

  27. Carlyn Weaver
    Lake Texoma, OK

    She was one of my favorite teachers. I enjoyed seeing her at the 68 girls meeting. She was a wonderful person.

  28. Christy Wood
    Chattanooga, TN

    I'm so sorry for your loss. Your mom and grandmother was an amazing woman and she will be missed

  29. Christy Wood
    Chattanooga, TN

    I'm so sorry for your loss. Your mom and grandmother was an amazing woman and she will be missed

  30. Brian Vanveen
    Ottumwa, IA

    Sorry for your loss.

  31. Judyth Clifton
    Neodesha, KS

    My deepest sympathy for your loss. Janet was a good friend, trusted member of U.S.D. 461 , and a favorite member of our community. She will be missed, but memories of our relationship with her will remain a blessing to us all.

  32. Lou's (Leipersberger) Staley
    CLAY CENTER, KS

    Jennifer I send my sincere sympathy to you lots of memories of the 19 years I taught in Neodesha while your Mom taught there also. I still have a Christmas ornament you gave me. Hope you have lots of good memories that help you through this sorrowful time.think of them and smile it will make things look better. Won't be able to come to the memorial but will be thinking of you and your family and saying prayers for you. Hugs

  33. Donna Hughes Trammel
    neodesha, KS

    Wonderful lady and a wonderful teacher! She was my friend!!

  34. Sandy (Buel) Thompson
    Independence, KS

    I was sad to learn of Miss Postier's passing My condolences to her family. I always remember her smile.

  35. MaryAnn Redington
    Tulsa, OK

    She was such a wonderful person and teacher!

  36. Greg Hennen
    Independence, KS

    Janet will be greatly missed. I had the pleasure of knowing Janet through her many years of service on the Four County MHC Board of Directors. She was very passionate about any work that helped others, as evidenced by her life long service to the community and anyone within it.

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