In Memory of Janice Myers
Janice was born November 21, 1938 in Mountain Lake, MN to Harold and Susan (Pankratz) Olson. She was baptized at St. Olaf Lutheran Church, Odin, MN on Feb 5, 1939 and was confirmed April 6, 1952 at Trinity Lutheran. She spent most of her early years in that area except for 5 years at Mayhew Lake, MN. She attended country school through 6th grade and then attended Mountain Lake High School, graduating in 1956.
On October 10, 1956 she married Duane W. Myers at Trinity Lutheran Church in Mountain Lake. They started their married life in Rochester, MN, later moved to Springfield and then settled in the Twin Cities area where Duane continued his career as an aircraft mechanic. The marriage was blessed with five children.
Janice was a mother, homemaker, retail store owner and administrative assistant at Central Public Schools. She enjoyed family, reading, sewing, quilting, genealogy and visiting with friends and family, making Lefse and the world’s best Potato Salad for many family gatherings which were filled with love and laughter.
After retirement, Janice and Duane bought their home in Webb Lake, WI where they became active members in the Lakeside Community Lutheran Church, the Spooner-Trego Lions, and other community activities.
Duane passed away on June 27th, 2016 and after a brief relocation period to Waite Park, MN, Janice moved back to the Spooner, WI area where she enjoyed reconnecting with friends, family and the church.
Preceded in death by her Husband, Duane W. Myers; Mother and Father, Susan and Harold Olson; infant brother Keith Harold Olson; Mother-In-Law and Father-In-Law, Bernice and Daniel Myers; Brothers-in-Law, Donald Kazemba, Clarence Myers, Alfred Hindermann and Verdell Boeder; Sisters-In-Law, Sylvia Myers, Carolee Hindermann, Marilyn Miller and her Grandparents.
Janice is survived by son Kevin Myers (Dede) Spooner, WI; Daughters Jolene Buesgens (Jeffrey) Becker, MN, Julie Myers (Mike) Princeton, MN, Jennifer Myers-Jones (Brian) Minneapolis, MN, and Jill Radunz (Mike) Englewood, FL. ; Grandchildren Amber Raymond, Aaron Buesgens, Kevin C. Myers, Rachel McDonnell, Cody Myers, Lauren Talarico, Suzanne Lundquist, Clay Jones, Alex Jones, Emeryth Myers, Mackenna Radunz, Abigail Radunz and Alaina Radunz; thirteen Great-Grandchildren. Sister Joyce Krueger (Alan); Brother Kenneth Olson (Diana), Sister-In-Laws, Fava Boeder, Sharon Magney; Brother-In-Laws, David Miller, Daniel Myers (Joyce), Dennis Myers (Donna) and many beloved niece, nephews and friends.
A memorial service will be held at a later date. Arrangements were entrusted to Swedberg-Taylor, Webster.