Janet Therese Cardinal (née Smetana), 88, of Falcon Heights, died April 12, 2017, following a brief illness. Janet was a devoted wife and a loving mother and grandmother.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William Cardinal II; son, John; and sister, Marietta Sandin. She is survived by her children, Patty (Greg) Truesdell, Bob, Bill, Tom and Mary (David Wadlington); five grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated April 25 at Holy Childhood Catholic Church in Como Park, with interment at Fort Snelling National Cemetery.

Her family offers special thanks to her caregivers at United Hospital and Lyngblomsten.

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