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Janet Ferree

Obituary for Janet Ferree

February 13, 2017


Janet Ferree, 73, of Creston, died Monday, February 13, 2017 at her home in Creston. Celebration of life Services well be held 1:00 p.m. Saturday, February 18, 2017 the Powers Funeral Home in Creston. Pastor Rick Titus will officiate. Burial will be at Morgan Cemetery in Kent, Ia. Visitation with the family receiving friends will begin at 12:00 (noon) on Saturday and continue until the start of the service at 1:00 at Powers Funeral Home in Creston. Memorials are suggested to the family. Online condolences can be made at

Janet Irene (Sorenson) Ferree was born on February 27, 1943, in Prescott, Ia., to Donald Sorenson and Mary Louise (Carns) Sorenson. She attended school in Greenfield and graduated from Prescott High School in 1961.

Janet was united in marriage to Leon Ray Ferree on June 6, 1981. Together they lived in Creston. He passed away in 1995. While living in Creston Janet worked at Kelly's Flowers, Midwest Diskette and later for Iowa Focus as a Social Worker, retiring in 2014. She was a member of the VFW Women's Auxiliary in Creston.

Janet is survived by her two sons, Alan Williams of Creston and Andy (wife Margaret) Williams of Des Moines; grandchildren, Irene (husband Brad) Berau of Ankeny, Scott (wife Joy) McEachearn of Des Moines, John Williams of Oskaloosa, Casey McLain of Creston, David McLain of Creston, Caleb McLain of Council Bluffs and Mii-Cael Williams of Creston; 15 great-grandchildren; and two brothers, Rex (wife Sally) Sorenson of North Carolina and Max Sorenson of Prescott.

Janet was preceded in death by her parents and husband Leon


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