Janet Elaine Dunlop

Sept. 13, 1933 – Dec. 31, 2019

BILLINGS, Montana —

Janet Elaine Dunlop, born

Sept. 13, 1933, in Minot,

North Dakota, to John and

Ebba Leraas, passed away

on Dec. 31, 2019, in Bil-

lings, surrounded by fam-


A 1951 graduate of

Minot High School, she

earned a bachelor’s degree

in English from Minot

State Teacher’s College

and a master’s in special

education from Eastern

Montana College. She

went on to teach at Willi-

am James Junior High

School from 1975 to 1988.

She met her future hus-

band, Lowell Dunlop, at

Minot State Teacher’s Col-

lege. They were married

on Aug. 14, 1955.

She is survived by two

children, Brian (Shelly)

Dunlop of Cheyenne,

Wyoming, and Barbara

(Burt) Fazio of Billings;

three grandchildren, Sean

and Ryan Dunlop of Salt

Lake City and Cody Fazio,

serving in the Marine

Corps in North Carolina.

Visitation will be from

5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan.

9, at Michelotti-Sawyers

Mortuary, 1001 Alderson

Ave. Services will be at 11

a.m. Friday, Jan. 10, at

Kathy Lillis Chapel at St.

John’s, followed by inter-

ment in Yellowstone Val-

ley Memorial Park.

Donations may be made

to Lutheran Church of the

Good Shepherd, 1108

24th St. W., Billings, MT

59102; St. John’s Founda-

tion, 2429 Mission Way,

Billings, MT 59102; Help

for Homeless Pets, 2910

Hannon Road, Billings,

MT 59101.

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