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Janice E. Galstad

Janice E. Galstad

JANICE EILEEN GALSTAD, age 69, of Worthington died Thursday, August 7, 2014, at Sanford Medical Center, in Worthington. She was born on November 23, 1944 in Springfield, MN to parents, Raymond and Ruth (Wichmann) Beyer. She attended rural school near Sanborn, MN and graduated from Sanborn High School in 1962. She attended beauty school in Fairmont and later worked as a bank teller in Tracy, Redwood Falls and Worthington.

Janice was united in marriage to John Galstad on November 5, 1972, at Zion Lutheran Church in Sanborn, MN. After their marriage, Janice and John made their home in Worthington.

She was a member of St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Worthington and was a member of the LWML and St. Matthews prayer group. Janice loved her Lord, was a faithful prayer warrior, and lived a life of service. She was a dedicated wife, mother, and friend.

Janice is survived by her husband of forty-two years, John Galstad, Worthington; children, Eric (Rebecca) Galstad, New Hope, MN; Jennifer (Peter) Knoebel, Vadnais Heights, MN; five grandchildren, Everett, Marissa and Mitchell Galstad, and Christopher and Allison Knoebel, brother, Arlan (Ann) Beyer, Lamberton, MN; sisters, Audrey Rieck, Mankato, MN; and Lois (David) Graff, Springfield, MN, and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, infant sister, Carol, and brother-in-law, Dennis Rieck.

Visitation will be Sunday from 4 to 7 PM at the Dingmann Funeral Home in Worthington and continue on Monday from 9:30 to 10:30 AM at St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Worthington.

The service will be Monday 10:30 AM at St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Worthington with Pastor Dennis Brech officiating. Burial will be at the Tracy Community Cemetery.