Janet (Lewis) Quier became an angel in her Lord’s heavenly choir on April 15, 2017. She was born in Lancaster, CA on November 14, 1952 to parents Walter John and Geraldine. Janet’s early life was spent on the Lewis Ranch. The family moved to Palmdale in 1953. She graduated from Palmdale High School, class of 1970, where she was active in athletics, student government, and a member of Job’s Daughters.
Janet continued her education at AV College receiving her license as an X-Ray technician in 1972. In 1973 she married her high school sweetheart and became Mrs. Ernest (Ernie) Andrew Quier. Janet and Ernie welcomed their first daughter, Julie Lynn, in 1977, their second daughter, Jessica Lorraine in 1979 and third daughter, Jolene Louise, in 1981. In 1980, Janet became a certified ultrasonographer. The family moved to Ridgecrest the summer of 1985, where Janet worked at Drummond Medical Group for 20+ years at a job she loved, showing new mothers the first imagines of their babies.
Janet was an active member of her community. She was involved in a local sorority organization and was a docent at the Maturango Museum for a period of time in the mid 1980’s. While her daughters were in school she donated her time in the classroom, joined the PTA, was a Girl Scout leader, and lent her time to High Desert Swim Team, Burroughs athletics and Burro’s band & orchestra. She was a dedicated member of the Ridgecrest Presbyterian Church where she sang in the choir, was a Sunday school teacher and served as a deacon.
Janet was preceded in death by her father, Walter John Lewis Jr. and mother Geraldine Y Lewis. She is survived by her husband of 43 years, Ernie; daughter Julie Spence; daughter Jessica Quier and life partner Catrina Boehlke; daughter Jolene Quier; 3 grandchildren, Wyatt Spence, Morgan Spence, and Jordan Boehlke-Quier; Siblings, Rich (Terry) Lewis, Judi Roberts, and Jeff Lewis; sister-in-law Lynda Fox; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Services for Janet will be held on May 6, 2017 at 11 AM at Ridgecrest Presbyterian Church, 633 Las Flores Ave, Ridgecrest, CA 93555 with a celebration of life lunch to follow. At Janet’s request in lieu of flowers, contributions to the Ridgecrest Presbyterian Church would be appreciated.
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