Janet Elizabeth “Lawler” Keeler
Janet Elizabeth “Lawler” Keeler, 80, of Billings Montana, died Sept. 22 in Billings Montana.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, September 29 at 11 a.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 3595 Monad Road Billings Montana 59106 with Bishop Barry Smith officiating.
Janet was born in Meeteetse, Wyoming to Edwin Arnold and Valaria “Cammock” Lawler on February 26, 1942. She went to school in Meeteetse, Wyoming. She married Lyle Hammond on September 1, 1962 in Thermopolis Wyoming. She had 4 children and later divorced in 1983. She remarried Charles “Chuck” Keeler on December 28, 1985. She welcomed 2 more children Kenny & Jennifer Keeler, and Susan “Keeler” & Bob Rose. She has worked as a ranch cook for Twin Creek Ranch in Parkman Wyoming, Antones Supper Club in Worland Wyoming, Kane Ranch in Wolf, Wyoming, and a gourmet cook at Shadow Hills Country Club in Junction City, Orego. After her retirement, she made beautiful quilts with her sisters. She is a member of the Church of Latter Day Saints, was very active and enjoyed doing genealogical research. She dedicated her life to her family making sure we were supported in everything we did. She was truly an amazing woman who was the most loving person ever. Janet is predeceased by her parents, two sisters Rita & Isabel, her husband Chuck, Lyle father of her children, one grandson JC, one great-grandson Scott.
Janet is survived by three daughters Darla Hammond of Red Lodge Montana, Carla Hammond “Bob” Fried of Fort Mohave Arizona, Kyle “Hammond” Emerson “Dave” of Worland Wyoming, Kurt Hammond “Raylene” of Fort Mohave Arizona. Two brothers John “Lela” of Powell Wyoming, & Charley “Ann” Lawler of Meeteetse Wyoming, three sisters Joyce Neal of Sheridan Wyoming, Sharon Desjarlais of Billings Montana, Susan Hixson of Glenrock Wyoming, and 20 grandchildren and 30 great-grandchildren -children, and several nieces and nephews.
Janet’s family would like to sincerely thank the LDS community of Shiloh Ward and River Stone Health Hospice, Billings Clinic Hospital, and her friends and family.