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Janet  M. Harrod
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  • New Bremen Fire Foundation
    214 N. Washington St.
    New Bremen, OH 45869

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“Dear Andy, Kelly & Shawn, Our hearts are heavy tonight, as we read this obituary. You three will always hold a special place in our hearts, as you...Read More »
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“Dearest Amy, May God Bless You and Your during this time of sorrow! I will keep you in My Thoughts and Prayers! I Pray that God carries you thru this...Read More »
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“Oh my goodness, my heart is so heavy, and I can feel your pain. Please know your entire Harrod/Garmen family are in our thoughts and prayers....Read More »
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4 of 11 | Posted by: Rodney Suchland - New Bremen, OH

“Andy, Kelly and Shawn, so very sorry for your loss. ”
5 of 11 | Posted by: Joan Hepp - Wapakoneta, OH

“So sorry to hear of Janet's passing may god be there for her and your familyc ”
6 of 11 | Posted by: Lynn Johnson - Liberty, KY

“I had the pleasure of working with Janet at AAP. She was such a pleasant person, a friend to everyone. I was saddened to hear the bad news. My...Read More »
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“I remember when we used to laugh about how your hair looked like Donald Trump's hair when it was messy! You were always so funny and fun to be around...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: Michele Mallory - St Marys, OH

“Andy,Our deepest sympathy goes out to you and your family. You all are in our thoughts and prayers! ”
9 of 11 | Posted by: Mike Klein - New Bremen, OH

“Janet n I dated all through high school. We went to prom together. Janet was always positive n encouraged me to achieve many goals and dreams I had...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Doug Stephenson - Covington, TN

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Of New Bremen, died on Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 12:04 PM at the St. Marys Living Center. She was born on January 24, 1964 in St. Marys, Ohio to Charles L. and Erline H. (Topp) Garman who survive in New Bremen. Also surviving are her children Andy Harrod of New Bremen, Kelly (Andrew Kuck) Harrod of New Knoxville, and Shawn (Abby) Harrod of Minster, her grandchildren Madison, Harper, and Ezra Harrod, her siblings, Sandy (John) Bergman of Minster, Tim Garman, Keith (Yvonne) Garman, and Amy (Robin) Webster, all of New Bremen. She was preceded in death by a brother John Garman.

Janet was a member of the Church of the Holy Redeemer in New Bremen, and was a graduate of New Bremen High School. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, but her grandchildren held a special place in her heart. She enjoyed playing cards, and watching Game Show Network – especially Family Feud. For the past eleven years, she had worked at AAP in St. Marys as an Inspector.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, October 3, 2016 at 10:30 A.M. at the Church of the Holy Redeemer in New Bremen with the Rev. Robert Hadden officiating. Interment will follow in the German Protestant Cemetery of New Bremen. The family will receive friends on Sunday, October 2, 2016 from 2:00 until 6:00 P.M. at the Gilberg-Hartwig Funeral Home, and one hour prior to the services on Monday at the Church. Memorials can be made to the New Bremen Fire Foundation. Condolences to the Harrod family can be left online at