Born in Wyandotte, Janet was the daughter of Gerald and Kathryn (Hamel) Johnson. She married Charles Asher in 1980. Sadly he preceded her in death in 2003. A dedicated homemaker Janet also worked as a Physical Therapist Aide for Henry Ford Hospital.
Janet leaves to cherish her memory her children: Matthew Kupchick and Linna (Terry) Juhasz; as well as 3 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by 2 siblings:: Jerald Johnson and Joan Pobursky.