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Janet Lorraine Lesan
Apr 5, 1955 – Sep 8, 2021

Janet Lorraine Lesan, a resident of Turlock, passed away on Wednesday, September 8, 2021, at Emanuel Medical Center. She was 66 years old.

Janet was born on April 5, 1955 in Carroll, Iowa, to Harold and Maxine Lovell. She attended Stanford University for a short time. She devoted herself to her career, working as an Accountant until her retirement in 2008. 

Janet married the love of her life, Rick Lesan, on May 10 1986, in a beautiful ceremony in Lake Tahoe. 

In her spare time, Janet loved to cook, read, and watch football. Most of all, she adored spending time with her grandson Parker, her family, and her friend. 

Janet was preceded in death by her parents and her husband. She is survived by her daughter, Erin Alvis; son-in-law, Bryan Alvis; and three brothers, Duane Lovell, Doug Lovell, and Roger Lovell. 

A viewing will be held from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday, September 16, 2021, at Turlock Funeral Home, 425 N. Soderquist Rd., Turlock. A Celebration of Life will follow on Friday, September 17, 2021, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., at 2300 E. Zeering Rd., Denair. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Friends of the Turlock Library. For more information on how to donate, please email