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Janet Jeanette Dobbs

February 9, 1934 ~ April 10, 2019 (age 85)

Janet Jeanette Dobbs, 85, of Burlington, died at 7:21 AM Wednesday, April 10, 2019, at the Great River Kleins Center in West Burlington.

Born February 9, 1934, in Burlington, she was the daughter of Joseph and Bernice Wiley Losey.

Janet worked as an LPN for Great River Kleins Center for 20 years on Madison Ave. She also worked for Northwestern Bell for four years and St. Francis Hospital for ten years.

Janet was a member of Flint Hills Church of the Nazarene. She enjoyed going to garage sales, car rides with her husband, turtle hunting with her dad, listening to country and gospel music and flower and vegetable gardening. Janet always said that vegetable gardening was her way of believing in tomorrow.

Survivors include one son, Richard Lee Dobbs of Sacramento, CA, one daughter, Deborah Estrada of Burlington, seven grandchildren; Gabriel Martinez of West Haven, CT, Fabian (Heather) Martinez of Livingston, TX and Adela (Dwayne) Jones, Jesus Martinez, Joseph Estrada, Shirmain Estrada and Gabrielle (Antonio) Williams all of Burlington; twenty-one great-grandchildren:  Gabriel Martinez, Guy Williams, Khanishah Williams, Carlton Martinez, Carlo Martinez, Kanaura Martinez, Jozalynn Martinez, Raquel Martinez, Jesus Martinez, Javier Martinez, Zachary Martinez, Elijah Martinez, Jeremiah Martinez, Jace Martinez, Elayna Estrada, Rheanna Estrada, Daylyn Estrada, Joelle Estrada, Avonna Williams, Antonia Williams and Aonna Williams; one brother, Steve Losey of Burlington, three sisters, Janice Fritz, her twin, of Burlington, Charlotte Bray of Kansas and Patricia (Bill) Young of Texas; seven nieces: Melanie Fritz, Pamela Fritz, Rochelle (David) Johnston, Jena (Jeff) Breece, Diane (Bob) Leonard, Leanna (David) Koontz and Ellen (Mike) Kautz; four nephews: William (Iza) Fritz, Gary Bray, David Bray and Chad Losey.

Besides her husband, Janet is preceded in death by her parents.

Cremation has been entrusted to the care of Prugh~Thielen Crematory.

The memorial service for Janet will be 2:00 PM Monday, April 15, 2019, at Flint Hills Church of the Nazarene with Reverend Ron Jewett officiating.

A memorial has been established.

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