Janet A. Hill, age 74 of Ogallala, NE passed away on Sunday morning, April 21, 2013 at the Ogallala Community Hospital.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 25th at the Gubser Funeral Chapel with Pastor Duane Dunwoody officiating. Burial will be in the Ogallala Cemetery.
Janet was born Novemer 12, 1938 at Amhearst, Colorado, 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, Colorado 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, Colorado.
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 13th she enjoyed the happy and special day of attending her first grandchild’s wedding. Janet’s grandchildren were the love of her life.
Survivors include her husband of 54 years, Bill L. Hill, Sr. of Ogalalla; her son, Bill L. Hill, Jr. and wife Julie of Cheyenne, WY; her daughter, Cindy Hill Porter of North Platte; grandchildren, Jay Porter of North Platte, Jenn Porter Milne and husband Pat of North Platte, Jake Hill and fiancé Dee Harris, Chet Hill and Mandy Hill of Cheyenne, WY; brother, Bob and wife Karron Folker of Omaha, NE; sister, Shirley and husband Bob Nielsen of Brady, NE; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Janet was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Richard Folker.
A memorial has been established to the Fur the Love of Paws animal rescue in North Platte in her memory. Online condolences may be sent at gubserfuneralhome.com. The casket will not be open and there will be no visitation.
Gubser Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.