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Janice Mae (Ekeberg) Tuominen

January 9, 1942 ~ July 26, 2019 (age 77)

            Janice Mae Tuominen, age 77, longtime resident of Hibbing died Friday, July 26, 2019, at Heritage Manor in Chisholm.  She was born January 9, 1942 in Fosston, MN the daughter of Clarence and Bernice (Olson) Ekeberg.  She was a graduate of Fosston High School.  Janice was united in marriage to Paul Tuominen on February 20, 1960 in the Kingo Lutheran Church in Fosston.

            Janice worked as a homemaker and also as a receptionist and in medical records at Adams Clinic in Hibbing.  She was a member of First Lutheran Church in Hibbing, and she enjoyed playing cards, traveling and attending plays.  Janice was a kind and loving caregiver to Paul for 13 years.

            Janice is survived by her children: Paula (Dean) Durham of Kennewick, WA and Eric (Lynn) Tuominen of Cannon Falls, MN; sisters: Diane Ekeberg of Crookston, MN and Colleen Simonson of Coleraine, MN; grandson: Paul (Kylee) Durham; great-grandchildren: Ryland, Wyatt, and Myles; and many extended family members and friends.

            She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband: Paul in 2018; sister: Beverly; and brothers: Harlan, Dennis, and Alan Dale.

            Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. Memorial Service Friday, August 9, 2019, at the Anderson-Daniels Funeral Home Chapel.  Pastor Sarah Fike will officiate.  Inurnment will be in the Hibbing Park “Maple Hill” Cemetery. 

            Family services are provided by Anderson-Daniels, a Bauman Family Funeral Home, in Hibbing.  To express condolences on-line please see:


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