Janet L. Felter

  • Born: September 16, 1942
  • Died: December 6, 2019
  • Location: Battle Creek, Michigan

Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Home & Cremation Care

105 Capital Ave NE
Battle Creek, MI 49017

Tel. (269) 962-5527

Tribute & Message From The Family


Janet L. Felter, 77, of Battle Creek, died December 6, 2019. Janet was born September 16, 1942 in Battle Creek to Marvin and Mildred (Little) Bates. She loved watching westerns, especially Gunsmoke. She also enjoyed to play dice, crochet and drink coffee.

Janet is survived by her daughter, Tammy Kilbourn; two sons, Mike Bates and Jeff Andrews; six grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Tom and David Bates and two sisters, Debbie Bates-Sturdivent and Connie Bates-Schragg. Janet was preceded in death by her parents, a son, Steve Carney and a brother, Butch Bates.

A memorial service to celebrate Janet's life will be held at 1:00 p.m., Friday, December 13, 2019 at Life in Christ Ministries. Arrangements by the Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Home & Cremation Care. Personal messages for the family may be placed at www.farleyestesdowdle.com.