Janice A. (Eilts) Rosenquist
May 25, 1938 – August 16, 2021
Preceded in death by parents, Paul and Lois Eilts; husband, Robert Rosenquist. Survived by daughter, Jill Perkins (John); son, Mark Rosenquist; grandchildren, Alex and Andre Perkins; brother, Dean Eilts (Virginia).
FUNERAL SERVICE: Friday, August 20th at 11am at Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church, 7706 S. 96th Street. Interment: Hillcrest Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to The Lutheran Hour Ministries.
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Age 83. Jan Rosenquist grew up on the family farm near Wiota, Iowa. After graduating from high school in 1956, she attended Northwest Missouri State College where she graduated with a degree in Elementary Education.
For a few years, Jan was a teacher at Saratoga and Fontenelle Elementary Schools in Omaha.
In 1968, she graduated from the University of Denver with a Master’s Degree in Library Science. Jan was the librarian at Burke High School and Swanson Public Library in Omaha.
On Thanksgiving Day, 1968, Jan married Robert Rosenquist. The family grew with the addition of Jill, born 1972, and Mark, born 1973. Over the next several years, she was immersed in the joys and trials of parenthood.
When Jan’s children grew older, she went back to work, first as a church secretary and later as a preschool teacher. Over the years, she was very active in church activities.
She enjoyed reading, playing bridge and other games, traveling, which she did much of in her younger years. Her life revolved around her faith, family, and friends.
Preceded in death by parents, Paul and Lois Eilts; husband, Robert Rosenquist. Survived by daughter, Jill Perkins (John); son, Mark Rosenquist; grandchildren, Alex and Andre Perkins; brother, Dean Eilts (Virginia); uncle, Ron Smith (Alice); numerous cousins, nieces, and nephews.