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Janet Hamilton, 79

Janet Ruby (Barfknecht) Hamilton, age 79, of Buffalo, died peacefully Friday, June 15, 2018, after a recent diagnosis of pancreatic cancer.

A Celebration of Life will take place Wednesday, June 27 at 11 a.m. at Buffalo Covenant Church, 1601 Highway 25 North, in Buffalo.

Memorials can be made to Buffalo Covenant Church; Gold Canyon United Methodist Church in Gold Canyon, AZ; or donor’s choice.

Arrangements are with the Iten Funeral Home in Delano.

Janet was born Sept. 8, 1938, in Watertown, to parents Ruby (Wandersee) and Gust Barfknecht.

A devoted mother, Janet was generous, thoughtful, and a loyal friend to many in Buffalo and Delano, as well as in Apache Junction, AZ.

She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Don Hamilton; and her brother, Gene Barfknecht.

For 25 years, Janet was married to Willie Honebrink, with whom she had four children.

She is survived by her daughters, Kim (Honebrink) Meinzer of Madison Lake, Sandy Honebrink of Maple Plain, Lisa Honebrink of Scottsdale, AZ, and Julie Honebrink of Minneapolis; a sister, Nancy Pedersen of Delano; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and 12 nieces and nephews.

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