Jan Watson, 67, passed away on Friday, July 14

Jan Watson, 67, of Buchanan, peacefully joined her family in Heaven on Friday, July 14, 2017. A private memorial service will take place at a later date at Oakridge Cemetery in Buchanan.

Jan was born on February 10, 1950, in Niles to Robert & Dorothy (Richter) Bachman. On July 17, 1982, she married Larry Watson.  For many years, Jan worked at the Niles Police Department as a secretary in the records department. Jan loved watching old movies and always had on Turner Classic Movies. Her greatest passion in life was her family; Jan loved her children, grandchildren and cat, Bobby more than anything. She was a wonderful person, a friend to all, and will be missed dearly.

Jan is survived by her husband, Larry; children, Aaron (Amy) Gaul and Samuel (Andrea) Watson; grandchildren, Zachary & Evan Gaul; siblings, Abby (Gene) Holstein and Phillip Bachman; and sister-in-law, Gayle Bachman.

Jan was preceded in death by her parents, Robert & Dorothy; brother, Glenn Bachman; and niece, Janece Wilson.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society of Southwest Michigan or donor’s choice. Those wishing to leave an online condolence may do so at www.swemchapel.com.

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