Jan was born in Milwaukee where she dreamed of becoming amodel. A three month course at Patricia Stevens changed hermind. She took the skills she learned there, combined them withher high school business training and became a successful legalsecretary.When she was 24, Jan met a Marine at a dance. "He couldn'tdance, but he was so handsome I didn't care," she said. Karlstill had another year to serve, and phone calls and long lettersnourished their relationship. They were married in South Carolinawhen Jan visited him there at the base.They lived in Milwaukee, briefly in Santa Barbara CA, in CedarRapids during Karl's long career with Rockwell Collins, andretired to Sarasota FL. Jan moved back to lowa after herhusband's passing. She has 2 daughters in Cedar Rapids and ason in FloridaJan LaeskeMay 22HAPPY BIRTHDAY JAN!From all your friends at Keystone CedarsSend Cards to Keystone Cedars Assisted Living 6325 Rockwell Dr. NE #123, Cedar RapidsA drawing takes place each month to select a resident to appear in the Milestones.Keystone Place Independent Living6126 Rockwell Dr. NE, Cedar Rapids319-393-7900Of Cedar RapidsIndependent & Assisted Communitiesfor SeniorsKeystone Cedars Assisted Living6325 Rockwell Dr. NE, Cedar Rapids319-393-9500w ww. keystonesenior.com

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Jan was born in Milwaukee where she dreamed of becoming a model. A three month course at Patricia Stevens changed her mind. She took the skills she learned there, combined them with her high school business training and became a successful legal secretary. When she was 24, Jan met a Marine at a dance. "He couldn't dance, but he was so handsome I didn't care," she said. Karl still had another year to serve, and phone calls and long letters nourished their relationship. They were married in South Carolina when Jan visited him there at the base. They lived in Milwaukee, briefly in Santa Barbara CA, in Cedar Rapids during Karl's long career with Rockwell Collins, and retired to Sarasota FL. Jan moved back to lowa after her husband's passing. She has 2 daughters in Cedar Rapids and a son in Florida Jan Laeske May 22 HAPPY BIRTHDAY JAN! From all your friends at Keystone Cedars Send Cards to Keystone Cedars Assisted Living 6325 Rockwell Dr. NE #123, Cedar Rapids A drawing takes place each month to select a resident to appear in the Milestones. Keystone Place Independent Living 6126 Rockwell Dr. NE, Cedar Rapids 319-393-7900 Of Cedar Rapids Independent & Assisted Communities for Seniors Keystone Cedars Assisted Living 6325 Rockwell Dr. NE, Cedar Rapids 319-393-9500 w ww. keystonesenior.com