Janet Beth Fosdal

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MIDDLETON–Janet Beth Fosdal, 83, of Middleton, passed away peacefully in Minnesota, with her daughters by her side, on Nov. 16, 2021.

Beth was born and raised in Waukesha. She graduated from Methodist Hospital School of Nursing in Madison., in 1959. She then became a flight attendant for American Airlines before working as a psychiatric nurse at the Diagnostic Center in Madison.

Beth was an avid volunteer and activist who, most notably, chaired the City of Middleton's Committee on Aging from 1972 to 1992, which helped establish today's Middleton Senior Center. She embodied the value of generosity in her work.

She cherished time with her multitude of friends and family. Grandma Beth was a mother and grandmother extraordinaire who always went the extra mile to make her family feel loved.

Friends and family will remember and miss Beth's warmth, hospitality, intelligence, humor, vivaciousness, selflessness and compassion.

Janet Beth was preceded in death by her husband, Frederick Fosdal, and is survived by daughters, Lizabeth (Mark) and Andrea (Mark); and grandchildren, Andrea, April, Alexandra, and Jackson.

A celebration of Beth's life will be held at a future date.

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