Janet Elaine Piester, 76, of Kewanee, Il. died at 5:00 A.M. Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at her home. Janet was born May 12, 1938 in Kewanee the daughter of John Kenneth and Nannie Aletha (Failon) Foley.
Janet married Robert Allen Piester on July 9, 1955 in Kewanee, Il. He preceded her in death in 2005. She was also preceded in death by her parents, a brother Harold Foley and a sister Patricia Cordrey.
Surviving is a daughter Robin R. Cooper of Prophetstown, Il. two sons Michael D. (Becky) Piester of Lyndon, Il. and John W. Piester of Prophetstown, six grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
A homemaker, Janet enjoyed caring for people and spending time with her family.
Cremation will be accorded and a private graveside memorial service will be held Monday, August 4, 2014 in the Pleasant View Cemetery, Kewanee, Il. There will be no visitation. Memorials may be directed to the Kewanee Salvation Army. The Schueneman-Tumbleson Funeral Home, Kewanee, Il. in in charge of arrangements. Private online condolences may be shared with the family at www.schuenemantumblesonfuneralhome.com.