Lois “Janet” Estes, 86, of Indianapolis, passed away Tuesday, May 21, 2019. Born January 29, 1933 in Logansport, Indiana, Janet was the daughter of the late Edward L. and Helen M. (Taylor) Pearson. On September 26, 1953, she was united in marriage to Les E. Estes, Sr. and he preceded her in death on February 23, 2004.
Janet was a member of Holy Name Catholic Church in Beech Grove and was stay at home mother. A loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and friend Janet’s memory will be cherished by her loving family and friends.
Janet is also preceded in death by her great grandson, Danny Jackson; her brother, Robert and her sisters, Charlene and Donna.
Survivors include her son, Les E. Estes, Jr. and his wife Jane of Reelsville, Indiana; two daughters, Patty Sharp and her husband, Gary of Brown County, Indiana, and Donna Estes of Indianapolis; her brother, Tom Pearson; her sister, Joan Starbuck; five grandchildren, Deena Jackson, Jeffrey and Johnny Yager, Megan Sharp, and Sarah Williams; and two great grandchildren, Ariah and Dyson Williams.
Family and friends will gather to celebrate the life Janet Estes from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 29, 2019 in the Daniel F. O’Riley Funeral Home, 6107 S. East Street, Indianapolis. The funeral service will begin at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens in Greenwood. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to the Kidney Foundation of Indiana; envelopes will provided at the funeral home. Visit www.OrileyFuneralHome.com where you may express online condolences to the Estes family.