Memorial services for Janet Row of New Hope, MN and formerly of Roseau, MN, will be held on Saturday, June 26, 2021 at 11 AM at Helgeson Funeral Home in Roseau.
Janet passed away on May 20 at the age of 87 in the Good Samaritan – Ambassador Senior Living Center in New Hope, Minnesota.
She grew up in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and graduated from Southwest High School in 1951, where she was Homecoming Queen. She attended St. Olaf College, where she met her future husband, Robert Row. They were married on December 28, 1953 at Janet’s home church, Mount Olivet Lutheran Church in Minneapolis. Robert and Janet settled in Roseau to raise a family and eventually moved to Sun Lakes, Arizona in 1990, following Robert’s retirement.
Janet and Robert enjoyed their years of traveling, especially their many trips to Hawaii. Among her many interests, Janet loved attending Broadway plays, reading, and watching crime shows on TV. Janet valued her friends and family, and made it a priority to write a friendly note to someone every day. She truly treasured her friendships. Mainly she loved her Lord, and her faith was very important to her.
Janet is survived by her children Katherine and Tony Row, both of Minneapolis, and Larry (Twila) Row of Walla Walla, Washington, grandchildren, Danica (Shawn) Cardin, Willie Summers, Ashley (Conrad) Marchant, and Shaun Gray, all of the Seattle Washington area. She is also survived by her great grandchildren, Sydney Cardin and Liam Marchant.
She is also survived by her niece and nephews Elizabeth Hardwick, George (Gail) Roberts, Tom (Stacy) Roberts, and Peter (Patty) Roberts.
Janet was preceded in death by her husband Robert, son Andrew, parents Andrew and Lillian Myhre, Uncle and Aunt Russell and Rhoda Lund, parents-in-law, George and Anna Row, brother-in-law Richard Roberts, sister-in-law Martha Marie Roberts, and nephew John Roberts.
Last modified: 06/22/2021