Janelle E. Pilkenton, 76, of Raytown, MO passed away Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017. She was born June 23, 1940 in Falls City, to Glen and Leta (Schulenberg) Peck.
Janelle was united in marriage to Theodore (Ted) Pilkenton, he survives of the home. She was a Medical Transcriber and a Lutheran by faith. Janelle enjoyed sewing, painting, doll collecting, and breeding Chihuahua puppies. She was preceded in death by her parents, and an infant son.
In addition to her husband, Ted, she is survived by her step-children, Dianna (Rick) Viebrock, of Concordia, MO, and Theodore J. Pilkenton of Kansas City, MO; brothers, Gary Peck of Newberry Park, CA, and Marlin Peck of Falls City; step grandchildren, Laura Oliveros of Concordia, MO, Tina Daly of Lakenheath, England, Shelby Pilkenton of Kansas City, MO, and Jesse Pilkenton of Kansas City, MO; and seven step great grandchildren.
Services will be held 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017 at the St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 320 W. 20th St, Falls City. Burial will follow at Steele Cemetery, Falls City.