Jan Grimsgard, age 85, of Litchfield, Minnesota, passed away on Friday, October 15, 2021, at Meeker Memorial Hospital in Litchfield.
Memorial Service will be held on Friday, June 10, 2022, at 3:00 P.M. at Dobratz-Hantge Funeral Chapel in Hutchinson, Minnesota, with interment at Litchfield (Ripley) Cemetery in Litchfield.
Gathering of family and friends will be held one hour prior to the service at the funeral chapel.
Janice Nething was born on January 17, 1936, in Osceola Township, in Renville County to Hulda (Baumgart) Nething and Lilliard Nething. Janice passed away on October 15, 2021.
Jan was baptized in March of 1936. She was confirmed in 1949 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Litchfield, MN. Jan was a lifelong member at St. Paul's.
Jan married Val Wright in 1954. To this union, seven children were born. Jan married Rodney Grimsgard in 1981.
Jan loved spending time on the family farm. She also enjoyed fishing, quilting, and bowling.
She also loved spending time with her children, grandchildren, great grandchildren and her church family.
Jan lived to be 85 years old. May she go with God, may her memory be blessed, and may she save a spot for us.
She is survived by her children, Vivian Wright of Wadena, MN, Rick Wright of Thief River Falls, MN, Janette (Richard) Schenhiet of Dassel, MN, Randy Wright of Thief River Falls, MN, Judy (Gary) Sweno of Montevideo, MN, and Robin (Mary) Wright of Dassel, MN; 8 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her sisters, Beverly Nething of McIntosh, MN, Judy Hedrick of Hinckley, MN, Ed (Tracy) Nething of Dassel, MN, and Sophie (Steve) Miller of Orlando, FL; and numerous nephews and nieces.
She was preceded in death by her parents; stepmother, Sally DeFries; brothers, Herb, Dave, Harry, and Dean. Her sisters Joan, Carol, Phyllis Turck, and Gloria; sisters-in-law, Maejelle, Mary, and Mary Ann; her brother-in-law, Lloyd Turck; and her infant son, Raymond.