Janis L. Ronchak


Janis Lynn (Larson) Ronchak age 82 of Superior, WI, passed away Wednesday, December 30, 2020. She was born January 4, 1938, in Superior, WI, the daughter of Ragnar and Ellen (Stolpe) Larson.

Janis was a 1956 graduate from Central High School in Superior, WI. On February 13, 1965, Janis Lynn Larson and Stephen Anthony Ronchak were united in Holy Matrimony at St. Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church in Superior, WI. Janis enjoyed sewing and craft shows, jigsaw puzzles, word search puzzles and game shows!

She is preceded in death by her parents, Ragnar and Ellen Larson; husband, Stephen Ronchak; brother, Richard Larson; niece, Debra (Larson) Schachte; and nephew, Randy Larson.

Janis is survived by her daughter, Nanette (Bruce) Irving and grandson, Jacob Irving of Buffalo, MN; brothers, Donald (Norma) Larson of Superior, WI, Dale (Carol) Larson of Superior, WI, Charles Larson of Elk River, MN, and Robert (Barbara) Larson of Smyrna, TN; sister-in-law, Joyce Larson of Broken Arrow, OK; and many nieces, nephews and extended family.

A Graveside Service will be held at 11:00 AM, Tuesday, July 27, 2021, at St. Francis Cemetery in Superior. Rev. Fr. Andrew Ricci will officiate.

A special thank you to the Allina Hospice team and the staff at J.A. Wedum Residential Hospice, Brooklyn Park for their wonderful care given to Janis.

The Lenroot-Maetzold Funeral Home, 1209 E. 5th Street, Superior, is assisting the family with arrangements. To leave a condolence or sign the guestbook, please visit

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