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Janice Medenwald

July 2, 1938 ~ October 10, 2021 (age 83)

Obituary

Janice Medenwald, 83, of Wahpeton, ND, formerly of Hankinson, ND, passed away on Sunday, October 10, 2021, at CHI St. Francis Hospital in Breckenridge, MN.  Visitation will be held on Thursday, October 14, 2021, from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Vertin-Munson Funeral Home in Wahpeton.  Visitation will continue on Friday, October 15, 2021, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Wahpeton from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, followed by her funeral service at 11:00 AM, with Rev. Matthew Tooman officiating.  Burial will be held at Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery in rural Hankinson, ND.  A live stream of her service will be available on the funeral home’s website.  

Janice Bertha Buck was born on July 2, 1938, to Clemens and Amanda (Muehler) Buck.  She grew up in LaMars Township in Richland County, ND, and attended Devillo Township Country school before attending Parochial School in Hankinson, ND, and later graduating from Hankinson High School in 1956.  After graduation, she attended NDSSS in Wahpeton, ND, where she studied in their secretarial program.

On September 26, 1958, Janice was united in marriage to Dale Medenwald at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Hankinson.  The couple made their home in Fargo, ND, where she worked at NDSU for the FFA Program until moving back to Hankinson.  In 1962, they moved to Wahpeton where she worked for Minn-Dak Farmers Cooperative, the Richland and Wilkin County ASCS office, and the Wahpeton Motor Vehicle Department.

Janice cared for everyone that she knew.  She was active in Immanuel Lutheran Church, LWML, and made many personal evangelism visits as a member of the Board of Evangelism.  She enjoyed her retreats to Red Willow, quilting, crocheting, knitting, and baking, and was known for her delicious caramel rolls and butter horns.  Janice’s family was very important to her and she especially loved spending time with her grandchildren.

Janice is survived by her husband, Dale Medenwald, Wahpeton, ND; her children, Kevin (Jacki) Medenwald, Wahpeton, ND and Timothy (Kim) Medenwald, Florence, AZ; her grandchildren; Lindsey (Wade) Nordick, Bismarck, ND; Landon Medenwald, Horace, ND; Jessie (Mike) Anderson, Aberdeen, SD; Kaja (Travis) Ekern, Colorado Springs, CO; Coree (Chad) Miller, Bismarck, ND; Jameson (Rebecca) Nelson, Ashton, SD; her 13 great-grandchildren; her sister, DiAnn Milbrandt; her sister-in-law, Marcy Buck; and several other family members.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Clemens and Amanda Buck; her brother, Mervin Buck; and her brother-in-law, Wally Milbrandt.

 

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
October 14, 2021

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Vertin-Munson Funeral & Cremation Service
224 6th Street
Wahpeton, ND 58075

Funeral Service
Friday
October 15, 2021

11:00 AM
Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church
420 3rd Ave. North
Wahpeton, ND 58075

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