Janet Arlene Platz was born August 31, 1937, in Wales, ND, to Jack and Lillian (Lorenz) Platz. She grew up and attended school in the Wales area and graduated from Wales High School. She continued her education at Valley City Teacher’s College and taught school for a couple years before marrying Kenneth Dosmann on July 3, 1958 in Wales. Janet and Ken made their home in Langdon where they raised their six children. Janet enjoyed embroidery, knitting, and sewing and made many things for her family and others. She also liked gardening, cooking, playing Bridge, and doing almost any type of craft. She especially looked forward to seeing and visiting with her friends and family. Janet was a member of the Maple Manor Auxiliary, Cavalier County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, and St. Alphonsus Catholic Church and their altar society.
Surviving Janet are her children: Jackie of Minnetrista, MN, Joe of Chandler, AZ, David “Sleepy” of Langdon, Alan “Mel” (Robin Mikkelsen) of Chandler, AZ, and Andy (Melissa McMahon) of Minnetrista, MN; grandchildren: Clayton, Carter, Danica, Conner, Colton, and Caden; sister Linda (Paul) Carlson; brother Larry (Colleen) Platz; brothers-in-law Don Liming and James Perius; sister-in-law Bev Platz; special friends Sheila Ballweg Pulju and Jack Banasik; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Ken; son Dan; sisters: Helen (Edward) Jehlik, Joan Perius, and Mary Liming; and brother James Platz.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 22, 2021, at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church in Langdon, ND. Visitation will take place from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. with a 7:00 p.m. prayer service on Wednesday, April 21, 2021, at Brooks Funeral Home in Langdon. Masks are required. Inurnment will be at Calvary Cemetery in Langdon.