Janet Severson Cavallin was born on October 6, 1943 in Fergus Falls, Minnesota to Alfred A. Severson and Doris Gronner Severson. She passed away after a brief but fierce fight with cancer. Her son Matt and sister Kathleen were with her at the time of death.

Janet was a longtime resident of Eureka and Fortuna. She was a teacher at Toddy Thomas Middle School and Norman G Ambrosini Elementary in Fortuna.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Survived by her son Matt, her sister Kathleen Severson Wedll, numerous cousins throughout the United States, and her much loved friends in Humboldt County.

Janet was a down to earth person. She requested that there be no memorial service, but any who wish to honor her life should donate to Miranda’s Rescue in Fortuna.   


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