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Janet Sylvester

Janet Sylvester

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Obituary

Janet Sylvester, 85, of Webster City died Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at the Paula J. Baber Hospice Home in Fort Dodge. A Mass of Christian burial will be held 10:30 a.m. Saturday, October 12, 2019 at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, with Father Stephen Meyer officiating. Visitation will be 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., followed by a Rosary and scripture service on Friday, October 11, 2019 at the church. Burial will be in the Nevada Cemetery in Nevada at a later date.
Janet Sylvester, daughter of Everett and Elaine Taylor, was born February 16, 1934 in Nevada. She graduated from Nevada High school and went on to attend Iowa State Teachers College. On March 16, 1953 Janet was united in marriage to Max Spencer Sylvester in Nevada. In, 1962 they moved to Webster City. Janet worked for 20 years in the office at McMurray Hatchery.
She is survived by her husband of 66 years, Max of Webster City; children, James (Brenda) Sylvester of Frederick, MD; Steven (Katie) Sylvester of Omaha, NE; Susan (Dana) Nimic of Lincoln, NE; Julie (Dale) Olmstead of Webster City; Scott (Debbie) Sylvester of Dana Point, CA; 11 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren and her sister, Linda Shickell of Nevada.
Janet was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Beverly (Bob) Gerlach and brother-in-law, Bill Shickell.
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  • Visitation

    Friday, October 11th, 2019 | 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    When
    Friday, October 11th, 2019 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Location
    St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church
    Address
    1008 Des Moines Street
    Webster City, Iowa 50595
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    Notes
    7:00 p.m. Rosary with scripture
  • Service

    Saturday, October 12th, 2019 | 10:30am
    When
    Saturday, October 12th, 2019 10:30am
    Location
    St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church
    Address
    1008 Des Moines Street
    Webster City, Iowa 50595
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email

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Eileen Olson

Posted at 01:49pm
Janet, when I saw the Love that you and Max shared for each other, it was inseparable, you were a special lady, and will be missed. With love and hugs
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The Bormanns, Fosters, Bodles, Del Soles & Lauriel

Posted at 11:47am
Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
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Steven Green / Patricia Green

Posted at 12:33pm
We are thinking of you during this difficult time. Our deepest sympathy. Janet was a great friend to my mother, our thoughts and prays are with you.
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