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September 29, 1933 - May 22, 2012

Janet was born September 29, 1933 in Arendal Township, Fillmore County, Minnesota to Ole and Mary (Anderson) Lemberg.  She attended school in Peterson.  On October 4, 1960 she married Daniel Hovland in Rushford.  He later died in 1996. They had lived in Preston, Rushford, and Newburg.  She enjoyed gardening, fishing, and her cats.

Janet passed away Tuesday, May 22, 2012 at the Winneshiek Medical Center in Decorah, Iowa at the age of 78.

Janet is survived by three children Mary, David, and John, and a sister Delores (Larry) Jensen.  She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; brothers Obert and Benhard; and a sister Selma Larson.

Funeral services will be 1 P.M. Friday, May 25, 2012 at the Mengis Funeral Home in Mabel with the Rev. Mary Waudby officiating.  Burial will be in the Mabel Lutheran Cemetery.

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