November 1, 1933 ~ August 11, 2021

Born in: Pueblo, Colorado
Resided in: Ventura, California

Janet (Lee) Sims, age 87 recently of Ventura, California went home to be with her Lord on August 11, 2021.

Janet was born on November 1, 1933 in Pueblo, Colorado to her parents, Harold and Nellie Bruner.  She was a homemaker for many years and was actively involved in church and music all of her life.  She later obtained a BA in Nursing and loved her time with newborns babies as a NICU nurse.  She loved traveling and spent more than 30 years as a licensed Travel Agent.  Her intense passions were her faith, her music, her Los Angeles Dodgers and butterflies.

Janet is survived by her daughter, Laura Boswell (husband Mike) and son, John Lee (wife Dana Sartor) as well as two granddaughters, Stephanie Albao (husband Ivan Camarena) and Beth Butcher (husband Clayton).  She also has four precious great- grandchildren – Ella, Noah and Joseph Camarena and Callie Butcher.

Janet was preceded in death by her parents, brother (Gene Bruner), son (Richard Lee) and husband (Bud Sims).

Interment will be at Pacific Crest Cemetery, Redondo Beach, CA.  In lieu of flowers, the family invites you to donate to the American Heart Association or your favorite charity in her honor.

She was greatly loved and will be missed by many extended family and friends.

“The song is ended, but the melody lingers on!”


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  1. candle 4My heart goes out to Laura and John, whom I have known since 1968. Your Mother was a very special friend and I will miss her so much. Hearing her sing and play piano at Del Amo was a joy. Jan was a great person and I loved her dearly.

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