Janet Jeannine (Pemble) Spencer

March 3, 1930 ~ July 21, 2019 (age 89)

Janet Spencer, 89, of Bemidji, MN died Sunday, July 21 2019 at Neilson Place, Bemidji, MN.

Memorial services will be 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, July 30, 2019 at Olson-Schwartz Funeral Home, Bemidji.  Family will greet friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

Janet Jeannine Pemble was born March 3, 1930 in Tenstrike, MN to John and Violet (Shea) Pemble. She graduated from Blackduck High School. On July 3, 1948 she married Charles Spencer. Janet worked as a clerk for the United States Post Office for over 20 years, retiring in 1978. She loved to dance, take care of grandkids, garden, bale hay, drive tractor, fishing trips to Waskish and travelling to polka fests in their motorhome.

She is survived by her daughter, Cheryl (Tom) Spangler of Bemidji; son, Steven (Ann) Spencer of Bemidji; 7 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild; sisters, Ann (Tilford) Crane of Gonvick and Nancy (Gary) Pater of Grand Rapids and brother, Steven (Anita) Pemble of Copperas Cove, TX.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband and brothers, Jack and Richard “Pete”.

The family would like to extend their heartfelt gratitude to the staff and caregivers at Woodsedge Neilson Place for their loving care of Janet during her time with them and their unwavering support of her family in her last days.

In lieu of flowers, the family prefers memorials to Neilson Place.

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