Janet M. McKinnon, 65, of Caledonia, died peacefully on Sat. Sept. 22, 2012 at her home surrounded by her family.
She was born March 16, 1947 in Caledonia to Orlando C. and Patricia (O'Heron) Johnson. Janet attended grade school at St. Mary's School and graduated from Caledonia High School in 1964. She then moved to Rock Island, IL. On February 4, 1967 she married Ron McKinnon. Janet and Ron moved their family back to Caledonia in 1984. Janet was employed by various businesses; she loved working and being around people, and enjoyed watching her grandchildren play all the school sports.
Survivors include her husband Ron; 3 children, Linda (Dan) Sheehan of Caledonia, Denver (Kim) of Farmington, MN, and Robert (Pam) of LaCrescent; 6 grandchildren, Ally and Shane Sheehan, Renee and Helen and Dillon and Paige McKinnon; 4 sisters, Julie (Randy) Troester of Monona, IA, JoAnn (Gary) Downs and June (Barry) Richardson both of W. Paducah, KY, and Jody (Matt) Schmitz of Caledonia; 4 brothers, Darrell Johnson of Hokah, MN, Duane (Brenda) Johnson and Devoine (Jackie) Johnson, both of Caledonia, and Dean Johnson of Calvert City, KY; and many nieces and nephews. Janet was preceded in death by her parents.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 am on Tues., Sept 25, at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Caledonia. Father Gregory Leif will officiate and burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Caledonia. Visitation will be from 10-11 am Tues.
morning before the service at the church.
The family extends a special thanks to the Gundersen Lutheran Hospice nurses and staff for their long and loving care of Janet.
McCormick Funeral Home is assisting the family.