Janet Rose Devries (Thorkelsson, Pegoski, nee Daignault) of Neepawa, MB passed away on September 8th, 2019 at the Neepawa Hospital after a battle with Pulmonary Fibrosis. Janet was born January 9th, 1939 in Winnipeg where she grew up.
She met and married Roman Pegoski in 1958 and raised six children while farming in the Spring Hill district. After the passing of Roman, Janet married Conrad Thorkelsson in 1981 and lived in and worked in Neepawa at Touchwood Park. After the passing of Conrad, Janet met and married (2006) her last love, Garrett Devries and moved to live with him in Mississauga, ON, where she enjoyed growing roses and her annual trips home to Neepawa to visit her children. All her life Janet loved doing arts and crafts, gardening and cooking.
Janet was predeceased by her husband’s Roman Pegoski (1981), Conrad Thorkelsson (2004) and Garrett Devries (2019), son Daniel Pegoski (2004), daughter Kristjana Thorkelsson (1983).
Janet is survived by sons, Randal (Velma), Terry, David and daughters Sandra (Doug) Heath and Lorrie Parayeski (nee Pegoski), 15 grand children and 8 great grand children.
The funeral service was held September, 21st, 2019 at Neepawa First Baptist Church, Pastor Harry Friesen presiding, interment followed at Neepawa Cemetery.
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