Janet Sue (Andrews) Petry (1937 - 2018)

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Janet Sue (Andrews) Petry, 80, Council Bluffs, formerly of Elliott, passed away Monday, March 26, 2018, at University of Nebraska Medicine in Omaha.
Janet was born May 27, 1937, near Red Oak, the daughter of Wilbur and Mildred (Selser) Andrews. She graduated from Stennett High School in 1955 and began working for Mutual of Omaha.
Janet married Lawrence Petry on Sept. 9, 1956, in Red Oak. To this union, three children were born, Joy, Scott and Byron. They lived in Council Bluffs until 1967 when they moved to Red Oak, and in 1970 they moved to Elliott. Janet worked for Na-Churs, First Federal Savings and Loan, later called Metropolitan Federal and retired from Montgomery County Memorial Hospital working in medical records. After retirement, Janet moved to Omaha in 2000 and to Council Bluffs in 2011. She was a member of Community of Christ Church. Janet enjoyed music and playing the piano, visiting with her friends and family, crocheting, cooking and loved her family.
Preceding her in death were her parents; sister, Lois Boeger; and son-in-law, Ken Tunnell.
Survivors include her children, Joy Tunnell of Council Bluffs; Scott Petry of Elliott; and Byron Petry and wife Julie of Plattsmouth, Neb.; grandchildren, Ryan Tunnell and wife Lela of Eureka Springs, Ark.; Lauren Tunnell of Council Bluffs; Lace Petry and fiancé Aaron Sindt of Lyman; and Erin Petry and fiancé Logan Ellis of Hastings, Neb.; and many other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were Thursday, March 29, 2018, at the Nelson-Boylan-LeRette Funeral Chapel. Burial was in the Evergreen Cemetery.
Nelson-Boylan-LeRette Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
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Published in The Red Oak Express on Apr. 4, 2018