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Obituary for Janice Mary Veglahn

Janice Mary Veglahn, 75, of La Crosse, passed away peacefully on Friday, January 20, 2023, at Gundersen Health System in La Crosse.

Janice was born June 16, 1947 in La Crosse, the daughter of Arthur and Mary Becker.

She graduated from the University of Wisconsin, La Crosse and worked as a teacher at St. James grade School in La Crosse. She continued her teaching career in Illinois where she later married and started a family. She was an avid reader and loved movies.

She leaves behind two daughters, Sherry (Scott) Malecha and Shannon (MJ) McMullen; two sisters, Kathleen Becker and Alberta (Clayton) Echan; and four grandchildren, Carter Malecha, Colin Malecha, Mac McMullen, and Fletcher McMullen.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Arthur and Mary Becker; two sisters, Delores (Rudolph) Strasser and Mary Ann Manhart; and a brother, Frank (Judy) Becker.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, January 26, 2023, at Fredrickson Funeral Home, Woodruff Chapel, 4239 Mormon Coulee Rd., La Crosse. Father Brian Konopa will officiate. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery. The services will be livestreamed on the funeral home's Facebook page.