Janet Kay Sills

Posted November 14, 2012 at 1:57 pm


Jan. 31, 1952 – Oct. 25, 2012

Janet Kay Sills, 60, of DeWitt, died peacefully Thursday evening, Oct. 25, 2012 in her home.

The family received relatives and friends at Schultz Funeral Home, DeWitt, after 4 p.m. Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, with a service at 7 p.m. Private interment was held.

Janet was born Jan. 31, 1952 in Monticello, Iowa, to Robert and Catherine Starks. She was employed by Community Care as caregiver for a number of years.

She loved to read and work on various craft projects. Janet loved her family dearly and cherished the time she spent with her grandchildren.

Surviving are her children, Diane (Sean) Heiken of Norway, Duane, Jr. (Chris Browne) Sills of Cedar Rapids, Tonya (fiance, Craig Benadom) Sills of Miles, and Dustin Sills of DeWitt; grandchildren, Austin Earnest, Robin and Samantha Heiken, Tisha, Brittany and Joy Sills; brothers and sisters, Mike Starks, Robert Starks, Kenny Starks, Joyce Hanken, Margaret Nelsen, Mary Lawrence, Sandy McCarthy, Carol Starks and Sarah Easterly

Janet was preceded in death by twin sons, Timmy and Tommy Sills; her parents; and brothers, Rick and Bill Starks.

Condolences may be expressed and a photo tribute viewed at www.schultzfuneralhomes.com.