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Janet M. Felt

July 25, 1921 ~ May 19, 2019 (age 97)


Janet (Nordholm) Felt of Albert Lea passed away on May 19, 2019. She was 97 years old. She was born on July 25, 1921 to David and Marie Nordholm of Boxholm, Iowa.

 After graduating High School, she completed Business college in Fort Dodge, Iowa. From there she went on to work for the USDA all over the United States. She often rode the train home from Chicago and told stories of being the only female on a train filled with WWII soldiers. 

She returned to Des Moines, Iowa and married Bill Felt October 26, 1950. After the first few years of Bill being stationed at a variety of Air Force bases, they settled in Waukee to farm. Jan and Bill loved to travel and camp. She had traveled to all fifty states and several countries overseas, but her favorite place to travel was South Pike Bay in Northern MN. 

She moved from Waukee to Albert Lea in November of 2000. While living in Albert Lea she enjoyed walks down to the lake, farmers market, Bingo and soup suppers at the Senior Centers. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church and the South Broadway Extension Club.

Jan was preceded in death by her husband, Bill,  March of 1995. Surviving Jan are her four children Kathi (John) Felt of Mankato, MN, Patricia (Larry) Felt-Gunderson of Minneapolis, MN, Karen (Jay) Felt-Hutchison of Johnston, Iowa, and Ron (Stacy) Felt of Balaton, MN. She is also survived by 9 grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

Jan will be interred at a private service in Waukee Cemetery.

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