Janet Mary Feakes died March 3, 2021 at St. Marys Hospital in Rochester, MN of Pancreatic Cancer. Mass of Christian Burial will be on Wednesday, March 10 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Michaels Catholic Church in Motley, with Fr. Gabriel Walz officiating. Visitation will be Tuesday, March 9 at St. Michaels from 5-7 p.m. with the Rosary at 6:30 p.m. and 9:30 – 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, prior to the Funeral services. Interment will be at The Motley Cemetery.
Janet Mary Feakes was born to Earl and Alice (Adams) Lorber on March 27, 1938 in Crosby, MN. She grew up in Motley, MN and attended High School in Motley graduating with the class of 1956. She graduated from Miller T. Hospital LPN Nurses program in St. Paul, MN on March 11, 1959. She was united in marriage to Marvin Feakes on May 7, 1960 at St. Michaels Catholic Church, Motley, MN.
Marv, Jan and their family lived in Williston, Fessenden and Harvey, ND. In 1995 they moved to their rural Farm in Motley. Jan was active with the Christian Mothers Organization, did 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, her flower gardens and helping anyone in need.
She is survived by her Husband, Marvin of 60 years. Children Marvin Feakes Jr. of Watford City, ND, David (Patricia) Feakes of Fessenden, ND, Michael (Amy) Feakes of Rochester, MN and Paul Feakes of Dallas, TX, Six Grandchildren and four Great Grandchildren, twin sister Joanne (Don) Shequen of Litchfield, MN, Brother Anthony Lorber of Litchfield, MN, as well as several nieces and cousins.
Janet was preceded in death by her parents and son John.
Funeral arrangements are with Brenny Funeral Home, Staples, MN
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