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Janet L. Mortenson Sept. 21, 1930 - Aug. 21, 2009

LITCHFIELD -- Janet Lois Mortenson, 78, of Litchfield died Friday at her home.

The service is at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Peace Lutheran Church in Cosmos. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Visitation is from 4 to 7 p.m. today and continues for one hour prior to the service Tuesday at the church. Arrangements are with Hughes Funeral Home of Hector.

She was born Sept. 21, 1930, in Winthrop to Emil and Martha (Schroeder) Boelter. She moved to New Ulm in 1934.

On Feb. 23, 1949, she married Lloyd Mortenson in Brookfield Township. They lived in Cosmos. In 1977 they moved to their farm near Cosmos. She was active in her husband's construction business.

She was an active member of Peace Lutheran Church, Peace Lutheran Church Women and various community organizations.

She is survived by her husband; two sons: Doug (and Kim) Mortenson of Litchfield and Kevin (and special friend Gina) Mortenson of North Pole, Alaska; four grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; two brothers: Donald (and Vonnie) Boelter of Richmond and Gene Boelter of New Ulm; and a sister: Darlene King of St. Louis Park.

She was preceded in death by two brothers and a sister.