Janet Arlene Fraune, age 78, of Brainerd, passed away at Hennepin County Medical Center on Saturday, January 5, 2019. Jan was born in Brainerd to John & Helene (Kaping) Hedlund on January 20, 1940. She married Paul Fraune on July 27, 1989. Jan was well known and respected in the community and owned and operated Jan’s Sewn with Heart for many years. In their spare time, Jan and Paul loved spending time at their cabin on Lake Winnibigoshish. She enjoyed cooking and made sure everyone felt welcome. Jan loved her family and friends dearly.
Left to cherish her memory are her husband of 29 years, Paul; children: AJ (Annette) Olson of Brainerd, Joy Velasco of Ramsey, Lonnie Olson of Winsted, Michelle Eue of Andover, Tracy (Dave) Swadner of Andover, Steven Fraune of East Bethel, Bill (Katie) Greenwalt of Bloomington and Sarah Schwen of Baxter; sisters: Carole (Dale) Soderman of Great Falls, MT and Dora Wickman of Brainerd; 21 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild.
Jan is preceded in death by her parents; brother, Richard Hedlund; sisters: Alice Horn, Mary Blanchard, and Dorothy Halvorson
Funeral service for Jan will be held on Saturday, January 12, 2019 at 5PM at Halvorson Johnson Funeral Home. Visitation will be from3-5PM, Saturday at the funeral home. Interment will be at Evergreen Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
Caring for Jan & her family:
Halvorson Johnson Funeral Home
BRAINERD CHAPEL 829-3581
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