January 12, 1928 - October 11, 2015
Janet Ann Lemke, age 87, of Menomonie, WI passed away Sunday, Oct. 11, 2015 at the American Lutheran Home in Menomonie. The former Janet Ann Larson was born Jan. 12, 1928 (the second of ten children) in the Town of Menomonie, Dunn Co. WI to Selmer and Ruby (Grundeman) Larson. She married Robert Larson on April 3, 1949 and together they had three children, Carol, Sharon and Joyce. They were later divorced. She then married Richard Lemke on September 13, 1960 and together they had five children, Marvin, Greg, Daryl (died at birth), Dennis (died at birth) and Eugene. They were later divorced. Janet worked at Lange Canning Co., Jerome’s Turkey Farm and cleaning houses, at different times during her life. She enjoyed fishing, camping, embroidering, reading, playing bingo and cards, especially “500” and also bird watching. She loved her family and will be sadly missed. In 1993 Janet suffered a stroke and enjoyed 16 years with Ruth and Bob Potter, she later moved to the American Lutheran Home in Menomonie. Janet is survived by her children, Carol (Vaughn) Neubauer, Sharon (Edwin) Sutliff, Joyce DeLeon, Marvin Lemke (Lori Ducklow), Gregory (Mary) Lemke and Eugene Lemke (Amy Radmann); 20 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. She is also survived by brothers and sisters, Selmer “Junior” (Corrine) Larson, Avis Behling, Gerald “Charlie” (Charleen) Larson, Verlyn (Lillian) Larson, Lou Ann (Richard) Hanson, Richard (Linda) Larson; sisters-in-law, Barbara Larson, LaVera Larson, Dorothy Rhodes and Beverly Seiler; as well as many, many nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; two infant sons, Daryl and Dennis; and three brothers, Glen, Myron and Dwayne Larson. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, Oct. 16, 2015 at Christ Lutheran Church in Menomonie, with Pastor Don Wisner officiating. There will be visitation from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. Thursday at Christ Lutheran Church and one hour prior to the service on Friday. Burial will be in Tramway Cemetery in the Town of Menomonie, Dunn Co. WI.
Janet Ann Lemke, age 87, of Menomonie, WI passed away Sunday, Oct. 11, 2015 at the American Lutheran Home in Menomonie. The former Janet Ann Larson was born Jan. 12, 1928 (the second of ten children) in the Town of Menomonie, Dunn Co. WI to... View Obituary & Service Information
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