Janet Parker was the only daughter born to Leroy and Ada Steen Parker. She was born on November 14, 1914 in Perkins Township. In the 1930's, Janet Parker married Paul Baumeister. They lived in Bay View, Ohio, a small community on Sandusky Bay, and they had three children. Paul was an excellent mechanic, and he worked at Union Chain. Janet worked for many years at the New Departure Division of General Motors.
Sadly, Mrs. Janet Baumeister died unexpectedly on May 26, 1960, at the age of 45. Her youngest daughter was not yet ten years of age at the time of Janet's death. Janet's funeral was held at the Richard Bertsch Funeral Home, with Rev. Kurt Meuschke and Dr. Herbert Thompson officiating. Janet was buried at the Perkins Cemetery. Her husband Paul passed away in July of 1982.