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Lynette Jewel Eychaner, 73, of Thief River Falls, MN, died on Sunday, October 17, 2021, at her residence.

On February 20, 1948, Lynette was born to Edwin and Marion (Wells) Sjulstad at Thief River Falls.  As an infant, Lynette was baptized and, later, confirmed at Eklund Lutheran Church, rural Goodridge, MN.  She grew up in Star Township, rural Goodridge, MN, attending school in Goodridge.  She earned her GED and attended Northland Technical and Vocational College in Thief River Falls.

On November 16, 1968, Lynette was married to Elmer Eychaner at Ekelund Lutheran Church, rural Goodridge, MN.  The family made their home in various places, including LaMoure, ND, and Fargo, ND, before settling in Thief River Falls, MN.  Lynette worked at several jobs in the Thief River Falls area, retiring from Walmart in 2014.  During her retirement years, Lynette gardened.

Lynette was passionate about gardening and caring for her home. Taking pictures, photo editing, studying ancient aliens, and watching comedy movies kept her busy.  She loved to dote on her grandson, Brady.  She loved her family and friends and enjoyed being together with them.

Lynette is survived by her daughters, Julene “Simone” (Joni Patterson) Eychaner, Fergus Falls, MN, and Vyetta Longo, Thief River Falls, MN; sons, Anthony of Fargo, ND and Elmer lll of Virginia Beach, VA; grandchildren, Spencer Simmons, Siawin Eychaner, and Brady Lee Green; boyfriend, Joseph Blake, Thief River Falls, MN; brother, Ivan (Betty) Sjulstad; several cousins, nieces, and nephews.

Those who proceed her in death are her husband, Elmer, parents, Edwin and Marion Sjulstad and sister, Venetta Sjulstad.

Visitation will be from 10 AM to 11 AM on Friday, October 22, 2021, at Johnson Funeral Services, Thief River Falls, MN.

Funeral Service will be from 11 AM to 12 PM on Friday, October 22, 2021at Johnson Funeral Service, Thief River Falls, MN.

Burial will be at Star Cemetery, rural Goodridge, MN, following the service.