Janet Rose (Mecl) Jirovec, 90, Rutledge, died Monday, March 11, 2019 in Augustana Mercy Health Center, Moose Lake. She was born on August 7, 1928 in Willow River to George and Anna Mecl. Janet graduated from Willow River. After high school, Janet moved to the Twin Cities. Janet married Joseph Jirovec in St. Paul. They owned and operated the City Bar in St. Paul and later moved to Moundsview. Janet worked numerous jobs through the years and always was a hard worker that kept busy. Janet and Joseph spent many weekends at their place in Rutledge. Janet moved to Rutledge in 2013. She loved visiting with family and spending time with her grandchildren. Janet also loved baking, crocheting, and gardening.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph and three brothers: Marvin, Jimmy, and George.
Janet will be lovingly remembered by her children: Barb (Garry) Abrahamson of Rutledge; Linda Jirovec of Columbia Heights; and Joe (Dee Dee) Jirovec of Rutledge; grandchildren: Matt, Jenny, and Hannah; and great grandchildren: Mike, Brooklyn, Payton, Aiden, and Alaya.
Visitation will be from Noon until the 1 PM service on Monday, March 18, 2019 in Hamlin-Hansen-Kosloski Funeral Home, Moose Lake. Burial will be in Sunnyside Cemetery, Willow River.
Arrangements by Hamlin-Hansen-Kosloski Funeral Home, Moose Lake.