Jan Sedgewick, 70, died Dec. 20, 2022. She was born June 14, 1952, to Robert and Marilyn (Sue) Shafer in Iowa City, Iowa. On Feb. 14, 1987, she married Jerry (Gerald) Sedgewick in St. Paul.
Jan spent her years after college repairing and making lampshades, and later as a fiber artist making hats sold at juried art fairs. Her lampshades once graced the governor’s mansion, and her hats earned a place both as part of Minnesota Historical Society’s collection, and in a book entitled, “Minnesota Collects.” Jan served on the Park Bugle board, on St. Thomas More’s church council and ran the St. Anthony Park Art Fair for two years.
She is survived by her husband Jerry and two sons Levi and Luke Sedgewick, her sister Nancy Gysland, stepsister Linda Wingader and stepbrother Charles Deeter, along with their children.
Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Dec. 31 at St. Thomas More.