Janet M. Jensen — Kasson

Janet M. Jensen, 75, died peacefully at her home on Monday, Dec. 8, 2014.

Janet Mae Koontz was born Oct. 18, 1939, to Roy E. and Marie (Stangl) Koontz in Bird Island. Her family moved to Northfield, where she attended grade school and later moved to Austin, where she graduated from high school. Janet worked for I.B.M. as a secretary for three years. She married William L. Jensen on Aug. 20, 1960, in Austin. They moved to Rochester in 1961, and then to their farm in Kasson in 1972.

Janet enjoyed participating in many activities at church, Homemaker's Club, Sons of Norway and spending time with friends and family, especially her grandchildren.

Janet is survived by her loving husband, William L. Jensen; her children, Jill (Dennis) Vogstrom, Minneapolis, Judy (Martin) Cammack, White Bear Lake and Thomas (JoElle) Jensen, Bettendorf, Iowa; her grandchildren, Denise and Jessica Vogstrom, Benjamin and Curtis Cammack and Jade and Joshua Jensen; her brothers and sisters, Patricia Waletski, Austin, Ronald Koontz, Brownsdale, James Koontz, Gerald (Pennie) Koontz, Brooklyn Park, Nancy (Chuck) Kirsch, Austin, and William Koontz, Winona.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Larry Koontz.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 15, at St. John's Lutheran Church in Kasson. Visitation will be held one hour before the service at the church. Burial will be at Evergreen Cemetery in Mantorville.

Memorials are suggested to St. John's Lutheran Church, Kasson.

Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Homes, 5421 Royal Place N.W., Rochester, MN 55901, 507-289-3600, .