Penwell Turner Funeral Home - Shelby, Ohio

Janet E. “Hooter” (Anderson) Straw

Janet E. Anderson Hooter Straw, age 44, of 22 Marvin Avenue, Shelby, died Tuesday, January 7, 2003 at Med Central Mansfield Hospital after a short illness.

She was born January 15, 1958 in Shelby, the daughter of the late Earl and Jane (Kirkpatrick) Anderson. Janet was a 1976 graduate of Shelby Senior High School and Pioneer Joint Vocational School. She was employed at Interstate Optical in Mansfield and prior to that, Janet was employed by Shelby City Schools. She attended First United Methodist Church. She and her husband Ken provided a home that was welcoming to all. It was always filled with family and friends.

Janet is survived by her husband, Kenneth D. Straw, whom she wed on October 27, 1990 at a Halloween costume celebration; 2 daughters, Janelle L. Straw at home and Amy Harper of Boulder, Colorado; an uncle and aunt, Joe and Eileen Kirkpatrick of Shelby; her mother-in-law, Elvanor Straw of Shelby; 2 sisters-in-law, Lorraine Straw of Grand Rapids, MI and Christine Straw of Milwaukee, WI. She was preceded in death by her brother, Tommy Anderson.

Calling hours will be on Friday, January 10, 2003, from 2-4 and 6-8 PM at the Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby. Funeral Services will be conducted on Saturday at 10:00 AM at the First United Methodist Church with Rev. Gail Angel officiating. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery in Shelby. Memorial expressions may be made to an education fund for her 11-year-old daughter, Janelle in care of the funeral home.

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