August 16, 2022

Janet Kelly


Janet Kelly, 88, of Creston, died Thursday, July 28, 2022, at Crest Haven Care Centre in Creston. A private committal of ashes will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 5 at Calvary Cemetery in Creston. Rev. Patrick Amedaka will officiate. Services will be live streamed.

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Janet I. Kelly was born April 17, 1934, the daughter of Arthur Peter and Marie Louise (Jungst) Kelly, in Creston. She graduated from Creston Community High School in 1952. She continued her education earning her teacher’s certificate.

Janet began teaching school while living in Omaha. She later returned to Creston where she worked as a seamstress doing alterations for many years. Janet was an active member of Holy Spirit Catholic Church.

Survivors include her nephew Dan (Jackie) Davis of Oro Valley, Arizona; two nieces, Barbara (Keith) Judd of Cocoa Beach, Florida, and Michelle (Gary) Gustafson of Auburn, Washington; cousins and several friends.

Janet was preceded in death by her parents, brother Richard Kelly, sister Joan (Dan) Davis and two nieces.