Janelle Ann Loger age 81, of Luverne, died Thursday, June 7, 2012, at the Sanford Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD.
Visitation will be from 2-5 pm Sunday at the Dingmann Funeral Home, in Luverne; and also one hour prior to the service at the church on Monday.
Funeral will be 10:30 am Monday at the First Presbyterian Church, in Luverne, officiated by Rev. Terry Morse. Burial will be at Maplewood Cemetery in Luverne.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the Minnesota Veterans Home 1300 N. Kniss Ave. Luverne, MN 56156.
She was born August 13, 1930, in Lyon County, IA, to John and Flora (Kruse) Klinkenborg. She graduated from Rock Rapids High School in 1947 where she was elected Homecoming Queen. Janelle then attended Westmar College in La Mars, IA and taught country school in rural Lyon County, IA.
Janelle married Louie Loger on January 6, 1952, in George, IA. While Louie was in the service, the couple lived at Camp Pendleton in Oceanside, CA. In 1954, they moved to Rock Rapids. They moved to The State Line Farm in 1956 and in 1968 they moved to their current farm west of Kanaranzi. Janelle worked at Montgomery Wards in Rock Rapids, Iowa and was a bookkeeper at the Rock Rapids State Bank. She also worked in sales at True Value Hardware in Luverne.
She was a former member of the State Line Presbyterian Church where she taught Sunday School and was Superintendent. She was a current member of the First Presbyterian Church in Luverne where she served on the PWC. Janelle was a former Past President of the Luverne Lions 92; President of the Luverne Ladies Legion Auxiliary; and RSVP. She enjoyed volunteering at the Minnesota Veterans Home, golfing, music and visiting with family & friends.
Janelle is survived by her husband, Louie Loger, rural Luverne; two sons, Steven Loger, Lakeville; and Craig Loger, Victoria; four grandchildren, Christian (Andi) Loger, Lakeville; Anne (Josh) Barr, Eden Prairie; Laura Loger, St. Louis Park; and Jessica Loger, St. Louis Park; and two great grandchildren, Lucas & Grace Loger. She was preceded in death by her parents; and four brothers, Everon, Elmer Jack, Kenneth & Ronald Klinkenborg.