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Janet Elder, 73,

8 December 1944 - 22 January 2018

A Colorado native and longtime resident, Janet returned to the arms of her Heavenly Father after two-year battle with cancer. Her infectious smile and indomitable spirit are greatly missed.
Janet worked as a legal secretary for Holland and Hart law firm for 30 years, then established Culinary Wave Catering after retiring. The company has won numerous awards, and has ranked high on the Denver A-List for several years.
Janet attended The University Of Colorado College Of Music in voice performance, singing with the Modern Choir. She toured Europe with the Denver Chorale, and lived in Germany for several years.
She was preceded in death by her daughter Julie, her husband George, father Lee M Forsberg, and mother, Doris T Forsberg.
She is survived by her son, Jeff (Lisa), daughter Lorna (Will), grandchildren Gwendolyn, Aidan, and Violet, Haylee, Leah, Caidan and great grandson Asher. Others close to her include brother Gary Forsberg, sister-in-law Melody Elder, and brothers-in-law Chris and Robin Elder.
A Memorial Service will be held at Crist Mortuary in Boulder, Colorado, on Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at 1:00pm, reception to follow.