The Free Press, Mankato, MN

July 30, 2013

Janet Marie (Selly) Monahan


— Janet Marie (Selly) Monahan, age 89, of Le Sueur, MN, passed away on July 29, 2013.

 Jan was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, Richard; parents, Leo H. and Mary Ellen (Garvin) Selly; three brothers, Francis Selly, Melvin Selly and Pat Selly. She is survived by eight children, Mike Monahan, Ann (John) Laurent, Katie (Roger) Mitchell, Susan (Jim) Zechmann, Mary Jean Larrea, Patrick (Bonnie) Monahan, Daniel (Loma) Monahan and David Monahan; 17 grandchildren; brother, Bob (Eileen) Selly; other loving relatives and friends.

 Jan was born and raised in St. Henry, MN, and lived most of her life in Le Sueur. She attended the College of St. Benedict and retired from Green Giant/Pillsbury after 25 years. Jan will be remembered for her strong work ethic, unfailing love of family and friends, her Catholic faith, and her ability to handle life's challenges with grace and good humor. Services at St. Anne's Catholic Church, 511 N. 4th St., Le Sueur, MN, visitation Fri., 8/2 from 5-7 PM, Memorial Mass Sat., 8/3 at 10:30 AM, luncheon following, St. Anne's School. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to DTRF (Desmoid Tumor Research Foundation).

Cremation Society of MN

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