Janet Weidenheimer, who was known as Nana Janet when taking care of the children on Jon & Kate Plus 8, has died. She was 72.
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Weidenheimer, who appeared several times in early seasons of the show, most notably while riding a horse
at the sextuplets' third birthday party, was a friend of the Gosselin family and regularly volunteered to help Kate
take care of the children.
She passed away on Oct. 28, according to Entertainment Tonight
. Details about her death have not been released, but funeral services were scheduled to take place in Pennsylvania Saturday.