Animals Pets 11

Janel K. (Rowe) Hamilton

March 23, 1976 ~ March 21, 2022 (age 45)


Janel K. Hamilton, 45, passed Monday, March 21, 2022.  She was born March 23, 1976, in Kendallville, to Gary Rowe and Joan (Long) Rowe. 

Janel graduated from Dekalb High School in 1994. 

She married Kevin Duane Hamilton, on March 13, 2008.

Janel raced mini stock cars in Angola, and she loved to ghost hunt. 

Janel above all was a devoted wife, a wonderful homemaker and talented cook. 

Janel was an animal lover; she had worked for Dekalb Animal Shelter.


Janel is survived by

Husband, Kevin of Corunna

Sons, Brandon Michael Lee Woodward of LaOtto and Tristan Douglas Woodward of Ashley

Grandson, Zachary

Parents, Gary and Joan Rowe

Brother, Bronson Rowe of Kendallville

Mother-in-law, Shelia Slone of Butler

Brothers in law, Craig, Kyle and Derrick Hamilton

and of course her Bassett hound, Pepper.


Janel was preceded in death by father-in-law, Bud K. Hamilton, Jr.; and her cherished furry friends, Daisy, Sissy, Kash, and Belo.


A Celebration of Janel’s Life will be held at a later date. 

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