Janice D. Ehrich, 72
Blue Earth Janice Diane Ehrich, age 72 of Blue Earth and formerly of Elmore, passed away Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, at the United Hospital District in Blue Earth.
The funeral service was at 10:30 a.m. Sat., Nov. 17, 2018, with visitation one hour prior, at Shiloh Lutheran Church in Elmore, Rev. Robert Roettger officiated. Burial was at Riverview Cemetery. Online condolences can be left at www.pattonfh.com
Jan was born Dec. 28, 1945 to Earl and Gertrude (Simmons) Thompson in Buffalo Center, Iowa. She graduated from Lakota in 1963. From there she attended vocational school in Mankato and went to work for the bank in Elmore. It was there that she met and married the love of her life, Larry.
She and Larry were united in marriage Dec. 18, 1965 at Shiloh Lutheran Church. Together they raised two children, Jeff and Nicole.
Jan worked at Minn/ Iowa Agency for 30 years. In her free time, she was fond of puzzles, books and making doilies, but nothing brought her more joy and satisfaction than spending time with her family and friends.
Jan is survived by her children, Jeff (Sharon) Ehrich, of Green Isle and Nicole Hagedorn (Patrick Glimsdal), of Frost; seven grandchildren, Caleb, Tamara, Kyle, Teresa, Aaron, Cole and Greyson; brother, Philip Thompson; sister, Cyndy Kauffman; brothers-in-law, Duane (Joyce) Ehrich, Loren (Cherrice) Ehrich, as well as many nieces, nephews and friends.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Larry; parents; sister, Mary (LeRoy) Richardson; brother-in-law, Gail Kauffman; sister-in-law, Leslie Thompson; her mother and father-in-law, Lawrence and Eleanor and two nieces.