Janette Paula Mowery,
68, of Cedar Rapids, died Monday, Sept. 19, 2016, at the Dennis & Donna Oldorf Hospice House of Mercy with her loving family around her. Services: 1 p.m. Friday at Cedar Memorial Chapel of Memories by Cedar Memorial Certified Celebrant Paula Meyer. Entombment: Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery. A visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Cedar Memorial Park Funeral Home.
Survivors include her husband of 48 years, Clarence; her son, Michael (Angie) Mowery of Ames; and her daughter, Kelly Mowery of Newton; her grandchildren, Mikaela Hickle, Sheryl Floyd, William Floyd, Kaitlyn Mork and Briar Mork; and great-grandchildren, Mason Floyd and Andyn Mork. Also surviving are her sisters, Patricia Doyle of Florida and Susan Rajtora of Cedar Rapids.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Barbara Stice; brothers-in-law, Frank Rajtora and Tom McNamara; father-in-law, Leo Mowery; mother-in-law, Dorothy Mowery; and sister-in-law, Kathleen Mowery.
Janette was born July 6, 1948, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, the daughter of Paul and Lorraine (Mylhausen) Phillips. She married Clarence Mowery on Dec. 23, 1967, in Cedar Rapids. Janette was food service manager for the Cedar Rapids school system. She enjoyed going to church, walking and the children in the schools she served. Her greatest love was the time spent with her family, grandchildren and friends.
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Janette requested casual dress attire for her funeral.
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