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Janice M. Eilertson Jan. 8, 1942 - Dec. 3, 2008

LITCHFIELD -- Janice "Jan" Mae Eilertson, 66, of Litchfield, died Wednesday at Emmanuel Nursing Home. She had been diagnosed with cancer in March 2006.

The service will be at 11 a.m. Monday at First Lutheran Church in Litchfield. Inurnment will be in Lake Ripley Cemetery.

Visitation will be for one hour prior to the service at church. Arrangements are by Johnson-Hagglund Funeral Home in Litchfield.

She was born Jan. 8, 1942 in Grand Rapids to Jalmer and Vienna (Leino) Lindgren. She graduated from Greenway High School in 1960 and received her teaching degree from the University of Minnesota in Duluth.

She married Bradley Eilertson on Aug. 15, 1964, in Bovey. They moved to Litchfield in 1966 and she taught in the Litchfield School District.

She is survived by her sons: Deron (and Christine) Eilertson of Ramsey and Dave Eilertson (and Mindy Peterson) of Janesville; three grandchildren; his mother of Elk River; siblings: Jean (and Dan) Peterson of Sartell, Bob (and Jayne) Lindgren of Dellwood and Don (and Judy) Lindgren of Paynesville.

She was preceded in death by her husband and her father.