POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. -- Janet K. Staats, of Poughkeepsie, died on Feb. 10. She was 88.
Staats was born on July 18, 1928 in Providence, R.I. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Poughkeepsie, and previously of the Mount Vernon Baptist Church in Foster, RI. She was also a member of Friends of LaGrange Library. She also enjoyed sailing and reading.
She is survived by her children and their spouses, David K. and Jane Staats of Boise, ID, Martha J. and Scott Beswick of Audubon, and Roger R. and Erin Staats of Marlboro; her grandchildren, Rachel Staats of Boise, ID, Anne Staats of Boise, ID, Laure (Beswick) Toman of Seattle, Brian Beswick of Audubon, Charlotte Staats od Marlboro, and Delaney McCormack of Marlboro.
A graveside service will be held at Pocasset Cemetery in Cranston, R.I. at a later date. Donations may be made in Janet’s memory to Alzheimer’s Association.