Janet Feakes

Janet Mary Feakes died March 3, 2021, at St. Marys Hospital in Rochester of Pancreatic Cancer. 

Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wed., March 10 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Michaels Catholic Church in Motley, with Fr. Gabriel Walz officiating. Visitation will be held from 9:30 to 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, prior to the services at the church.

Interment will be at the Motley Cemetery.

Janet Mary Feakes was born to Earl and Alice (Adams) Lorber on March 27, 1938 in Crosby. She grew up in Motley and attended high school there graduating with the class of 1956.  She graduated from Miller T. Hospital LPN Nurses program in St. Paul on March 11, 1959.  She was united in marriage to Marvin Feakes on May 7, 1960 at St. Michaels Catholic Church, Motley.

Marv, Jan and their family lived in Williston, Fessenden and Harvey, ND. In 1995 they moved to their rural farm near Motley. Jan was active with the Christian Mothers Organization, gave Homebound Communion to the sick and was always there to help with the Fall Festivals and funeral lunches. While in Harvey she organized the Homemakers Club which she enjoyed and remained friends with many of the ladies. She loved being a homemaker, wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Her hobbies included gardening, cooking, sewing, flower gardens and helping anyone in need.

She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Marvin; four sons, Marvin Feakes, Jr. of Watford City, ND, David (Patricia) Feakes of Fessenden, ND, Michael (Amy) Feakes of Rochester  and Paul Feakes of Dallas, TX; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; twin, sister Joanne (Don) Shequen of Litchfield; one brother, Anthony Lorber of Litchfield and several nieces and cousins.

Janet was preceded in death by her parents and one son, John.

Funeral arrangements are with Brenny Family Funeral Chapel, Staples.

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