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Janice E. Struthers

Thursday, May 22, 2008

Janice E. Struthers, 62, passed away Sunday evening, May 18, 2008.

A funeral service will be held, 10:30 a.m., Thursday at First United Methodist Church, Algona, with Rev. Mike Orthel officiating.

Visitation will be held today one hour prior to the service at the church.

Burial will be in East Lawn Cemetery, Algona.

Janice Elaine Struthers was born June 26, 1945, in Algona, the seventh of eight children of Clifford and Lillian (Godfredsen) Ringsdorf. She grew up in the Algona area graduating from Algona High School in 1963.

Jan was married to Kirk M. Struthers on July 10, 1965, at the First United Methodist Church in Algona. She worked for seven years as a dental assistant for Dr. Harris. Upon motherhood, she chose to work various jobs from home while caring for her children, Angi and Todd.

She was preceded in death by her father, Clifford Ringsdorf; her sister, Beverly Zittritsch; father-in-law, Dale Struthers; mother-in-law, Sadie Struthers; and a brother-in-law, Ross Struthers.

Jan is survived by her husband of 42 years, Kirk Struthers, Algona; two children: Angela (Angi) Bernhard and her husband, Jerry of Mason City, and Todd Struthers and his wife, Tammy of Omaha, Neb.; four grandchildren: her mother, Lillian Ringsdorf Porter and her husband, Jack of Spencer; six brothers and sisters: Jane Blanchard and her husband, Gene of Spencer, Richard Ringsdorf and his wife, Shirley of Algona, Sharon Elbert and her husband, Charles of Mason City, Bonnie Zittritsch and her husband, Ron of Morton, Ill., Terry Ringsdorf of Omaha, Neb.,, and Shirley Smith and her husband, Peter of Birmingham, Ala.; three brothers-in-law: Tom Zittritsch of Spencer, Lee Struthers and his wife, Marjorie of Spirit Lake, and Lynn Struthers and his wife, Barbara of Foley, Ala.; and a sister-in-law, Pauline Struthers of Algona.