Janett Ann (Langford) HardingMay 20, 1942 ~ August 9, 2017 (age 75)
Our loving wife, mother and grandmother passed away peacefully in her sleep on August 9, 2017.
Janett, and her twin brother, were born on May 20, 1942 to Anthony Walter Langford and Nora Beck. She grew up in Leland, Utah and graduated from Spanish Fork High. She served a mission for the LDS church in New Zealand where she fell in love with the Maori culture.
Janett married Marion Kent Harding on April 15, 1966 in the Salt Lake Temple, and together, raised 4 adorable children in Sugarhouse, Utah. She went back to school and graduated from the University of Utah with 2 bachelors and a Masters in Social Work.
Jan went on to work as the statewide coordinator for Utah Alliance for the Mentally Ill, and also later as the forensic chair for National Alliance for the Mentally Ill.
She will be missed greatly by her family and friends for her strength and tenacity and a little bit of a stubborn streak.
Janett is survived by her husband Kent, her children Jerry (Patty) Harding, Michelle (Jake) Colton, Cindy Harding and seven grandchildren. She is also survived by her brother Tony Langford, sister Marylou Orme, and her twin brother John (Betty) Langford. Preceded in death by her parents, brother Harvey Langford and her youngest son Paul Harding.
Funeral services will be held on Monday August 14, 2017 at 11:00 am with a viewing to be held one hour prior at 10:00 am and also on Sunday August 13 from 6-7:30 pm at Sugarhouse Ward located at 1621 south 1100 east, Salt Lake City.
The family wishes to thank the staff at St. Joseph's villa for their loving care of mom over the last 5 years, as well Symbii hospice for the last for the care they gave over the past 2 months.
In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to the family to help defray funeral expenses.