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Jeanette Hanson Hovland

The funeral service for Jeanette Hovland, 66, of Minneota will be at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, February 1, 2019, at Hope Lutheran Church in Minneota. Visitation will be Thursday, January 31, 2019 from 4:00 p.m.—7:00 p.m. with a Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m. at the Rehkamp Horvath Funeral Home in Minneota. Visitation will continue one hour prior to the service at Hope Lutheran Church. Interment will take place following the service at Hope Lutheran Cemetery. Jeanette Mary (Hanson) Hovland was born on May 21, 1952 in Clear Lake, SD, to Helmer and Lillian (Eckhardt) Hanson. She grew up in Canby and was Baptized and Confirmed at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church. She attended school in Canby and later received her GED. In 1970, Jeanette married Duane Hancock in Canby. To this union were born two children, a daughter Melissa, and a son Timothy who died in infancy. After Duane’s death in 1973, Jeanette married Mark Hovland on June 26, 1976 at Hope Lutheran Church in Minneota. To this union was born a daughter, Mindy. Jeanette worked many jobs throughout her life, including home daycare, Schott’s Corporation, and as a CNA at the Minneota Manor for many years. Jeanette enjoyed having coffee and drinks with her friends, as well as going to birthday club. She loved shopping and talking with people, and she especially enjoyed spending time with her granddaughter. Jeanette died on Saturday, January 26, 2019 at the Sanford Select Specialty Hospital in Sioux Falls. She is survived by her husband Mark of Minneota; daughters Melissa (Brian) Redding of Marshall and Mindy (Dustin) Kennedy of Sioux Falls, SD; granddaughter Brookelyn Redding; step-grandchildren Kirby, Aubrey, and Brody Kennedy; and many nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Duane, infant son Timothy, sister Sharon Johnson, and brother Robert Hanson.

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So sorry to hear of Jeanette's passing. She was so much fun to be around. I will miss her warm hello's and bright smile. Sending all my thoughts, prayers, and hugs to Mark and family.

Jan Faris Jan 31 2019 11:05 PM

Mark & family, so sorry to hear of your loss. I (Lana)loved to visit with Jeanette. Even if we hadn't seen each other for years we could sit and comfortably get all caught up on everyone. She was so thoughtful, compassionate, and non-judgemental with others.

Mike & Lana Laabs Jan 31 2019 11:30 AM

We are so sorry to hear of Jeanette's passing. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Jim and Carol Driemeyer Jan 29 2019 10:06 AM

My deepest sympathy to all of you. I always enjoyed visiting with Jeanette...she was a great lady. Keep her alive in your memories.

Mary Maher Jan 28 2019 7:34 PM

Mark & family - our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. May the memories of Jeanette live on with you all forever! We will miss her laugh and great sense of humor!

Buddy & Karen Hovland Jan 28 2019 3:44 PM