Janet S. Hearn, 68, of Fort Dodge, died on Sunday, August 5th, 2018, at her home.

A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, August 11th from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM at Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home & Cremation Services. A Prayer Service will also be held on Saturday at 3:00 PM at Laufersweiler Funeral Home with Rev. Gary Snook, officiating. Burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery.

Among her survivors is her husband of 48 years, Dale of Fort Dodge; Casey (Suzanne) and grandson Connor of Rutland; her daughter Jenna Hearn (Mike Roe) of Ames; sister Nancy West of Denver, CO; brothers Dennis Parks of Des Moines and Robert Parks of Ames; brother and sister-in-laws Dean P. and Janet K. Hearn of Otho; Dan and Shelly Hearn Fort Dodge; sister-in law Judy Parks-Kruse of Ames; many nieces and nephews; her 2 rescued cats, Hollywood and Blu-Eyes.

She was preceded in death by her parents Charles and Donella, older sister Jane and father and mother-in-law Virgil and Rose Hearn.

Janet Sue Parks was born on July 5, 1950, in Fort Dodge, the youngest daughter of Charles and Donella Parks. She graduated from Fort Dodge Senior High School in 1968. Following her graduation she began employment at the Fort Dodge Laboratories. She was employed there for 47 years before retiring in 2015 from Boehringer-Ingelheim. Janet enjoyed celebrating holidays with family as much as possible, bird watching, growing flowers, reading a book and a good laugh. Janet was over-joyed to be with her new grandson over the last 7 months

We will all miss you dearly!

In lieu of memorials, donations to local Charities in Janet’s name is requested.