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Janet B. Kreft

January 30, 1941 — September 26, 2017

Janet B. Kreft, 76, of Redwood Falls died Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at Wood Dale Home in Redwood Falls. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, September 30, 2017 from Nelson-Hillestad Funeral Home in Redwood Falls with private inurnment to be held at a later date. Visitation will be held on Saturday, from 9 until 11 a.m., at the funeral home.

Arrangements are with Nelson-Hillestad Funeral and Cremation Service of Redwood Falls. E-mail condolences may be sent via .

Janet Becky (Nemitz-Loiselle) Kreft, the daughter of Ferdinand and Stella (Prodoehl) Nemitz, was born January 30, 1941 in Renville County. She was baptized and confirmed at Middle Creek Church. Janet graduated from Redwood Falls High School in 1959.

On August 25, 1963, Janet married Richard Loiselle at Church of Peace in Richfield. In 1968, she moved to a farm place south of Renville with her children where she lived until her marriage to Hartwin Kreft on March 7, 1970. They then made their home on a farm near Vesta. Janet spent many years homemaking, gardening and, when needed, working in the fields.

She moved to Redwood Falls in 1986 and worked at Zytec and Artesyn for a number of years. Janet then worked at Jackpot Junction Casino for 11 years before retiring. Over the years she enjoyed sewing, quilting, crocheting and crafts, but most of all helping her dad build kitchen cupboards. In her later years, Janet enjoyed getting to know her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Janet is survived by her children Lieah (Thomas) Prechel of Lucan, Chad Loiselle of Menno, South Dakota, and Troy Loiselle of Redwood Falls; grandchildren Brandy (Aaron) Deterling, Whitney Lord, Cody Robinson, Cassie Robinson, Caleb Loiselle, Tyler Loiselle, and Derrick Loiselle; and seven great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and her brother David Nemitz.

Blessed be her memory.
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Saturday, September 30, 2017

9:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Nelson-Hillestad Funeral Home

111 S Halvorson St, Redwood Falls, MN 56283

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