Jeannette Huhtanen, 76, was an avid gardener
Jeannette Mildred (Cogswell) Lindeborn Huhtanen, 76, of New Milford, died Nov. 29, 2011, at her home. She was the wife of Joel Robert Huhtanen.
Mrs. Huhtanen was born July 11, 1935, daughter of the late Richard A. and Adeline (Chase) Cogswell.
She was employed as an accounts receivables clerk for 19 years at Consolidated Control i Bethel, and later for Norco Corporation in Ridgefield, from which she retired in 1997.
Mrs. Huhtanen was an avid gardener and was a parishioner of St. John's Episcopal Church in New Milford.
In addition to her husband of 32 years, she is survived by two sons, Richard Lindeborn, of Southbury, and his wife, Evelyn, and their children, Tiffany Lent Lindeborn, Richard Cogswell Lindeborn, and David Lindeborn, of Dayton, Ohio, and his wife Debra, and their children, Erica Ann Lindeborn, and Brittnie Ethel Lindeborn, and their granddaughter, Eden Isabella Sanders; a sister, Elizabeth Walter, of Nichols, N.Y.; and her first husband, Robert S. Lindeborn, of Connecticut.
A memorial service will be held at St. John's Episcopal Church in New Milford in the spring. Cremation will take place at the convenience of the family.
There are no calling hours.
The Colonial Funeral Home of New Milford is in charge of arrangements.
Memorials may be made to St. John's Episcopal Church, 7 Whittlesey Ave., New Milford, CT 06776, or to the VNA Hospice Home Care Program, 68 Park Lane Road, New Milford, CT 06776.