Janet Fandel

February 10, 1949 – August 14, 2020


Janet Marie Fandel, age 71, of Owatonna, Minn., passed away Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020. 

A funeral mass will be held Friday, Aug. 14, at 11 a.m., at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Owatonna. Visitation is 10-11 a.m. before the funeral. Friends may greet the family Thursday, Aug. 13, 5-7 p.m., at the Brick Meger Funeral Home in Owatonna. 

Jan was born to parents Essley Boese and Mary Harness Feb. 10, 1949, in Mellen, Wis. She graduated from Roosevelt High School in Minneapolis in the class of 1967. Shortly after high school, she met the love of her life, Dave Fandel. The two were united in marriage on Feb. 13, 1971, and the two made their home in Owatonna. Jan worked at the Owatonna Tool Company in sales for 20-plus years and retired from the Steele County Attorney’s office after 10 years. She enjoyed, traveling, scrapbooking, quilting and cooking.

Jan is survived by daughter Tracy (Lance) Granquist and son Brandon (Natalie) Fandel; and her grandchildren, Abbie Granquist, Logan Granquist, Claire Fandel, Kate Fandel and Harrison Fandel; and niece Pam (Jim) Krenke.

She was preceded in death by her husband Dave, parents, one brother and one sister. 

For more information or to leave a message of condolence go to www.megercares.com.

Kossuth County Advance

14 E. Nebraska St.

Algona, IA 50511  

Phone: (515) 295-3535

Fax: (515) 295-7217






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