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Janet A. Hill, 74, of Ogallala, passed away on April 21, 2013, at the Ogallala Community Hospital.
Janet was born Nov. 12, 1938, at Amhearst, Colo., the daughter of Wayne and Alvina (Einsphar) Folker. She graduated from the Julesburg High School in 1957. On July 12, 1959, she married Bill Hill in North Platte. The couple had resided in North Platte and Loveland, Colo., prior to moving to Ogallala. Janet was employed as a meter maid for the North Platte Police Department and as a security officer at the North Platte airport. She had also worked at Ram Lanes and at the hospital in Loveland.
She enjoyed gardening and raising roses, painting, embroidery, crafts, crocheting and knitting. Janet was an avid Nebraska Cornhusker and Denver Bronco football fan. She loved and enjoyed her family and her “Itzi Girl” poodle. On April 13, she enjoyed the happy and special day of attending her first grandchild’s wedding. Janet’s grandchildren were the love of her life.
Janet was preceded in death by her parents; and one brother, Richard Folker.
Survivors include her husband of 54 years, Bill L. Hill Sr., of Ogalalla; her son, Bill L. (Julie) Hill Jr., of Cheyenne, Wyo.; her daughter, Cindy Hill Porter, of North Platte; her grandchildren, Jay Porter, of North Platte, Jenn (Pat) Porter Milne, of North Platte, Jake Hill and fiancé, Dee Harris, Chet (Mandy) Hill, of Cheyenne, Wyo.; her brother, Bob (Karron) Folker, of Omaha; her sister, Shirley (Bob) Nielsen, of Brady; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
A memorial has been established to the Fur the Love of Paws animal rescue in North Platte. Online condolences may be shared at gubserfuneralhome.com.
Services will be at 2 p.m. (MDT), Thursday, April 25, at the Gubser Funeral Chapel with Pastor Duane Dunwoody officiating. Burial will be at the Ogallala Cemetery. The casket will not be open and there will be no visitation. Gubser Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.