Janet Louisa Otter Keleher, 96, of St. Anthony Park and Lauderdale, died Feb. 27. She was born April 25, 1919, in Clark County, S.D. She was a proud World War II Navy veteran and founding member of Women Veterans of Minnesota. Her love of plants was shown in that she was a Master Gardener, as well as a volunteer at Como Park Conservatory and Japanese Garden.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph. She is survived by her children, Kathy (Tom Kurz), Paul (Barbara), Lou Ann (Greg Tromiczak), Patrick (Suzy), Maria, Frances (Andy) Kantar and Al; 11 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Her funeral service was held March 3 at St. Anthony Park United Methodist Church, with interment at Fort Snelling.

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