Kay Ann (Mortimer) Deeney, Janesville, WI (1960-2014)
July 27, 1960 - July 27, 2014
Kay Ann (Mortimer) Deeney, age 54, of Janesville, WI, went to be with her heavenly Lord and Savior on July 27, 2014, Kay’s 54th birthday, at Agrace Hospice Care, Janesville, after a courageous 24-year-battle with ovarian cancer. Kay was born to Richard L. and Ann M. (Novy) Mortimer on July 27, 1960, in Beloit, WI. She married Richard “Rich” Deeney on June 17, 1979, in Beloit. Kay worked as a nursing assistant and health unit clerk at Caravilla Nursing Home and, then, at Premier Care in Beloit for 16 years. She loved her pets, especially dogs and cats.
Kay is survived by her husband, Rich Deeney of Janesville; her mother and step-father, Ann and Mike Specht; her brother, Mark (Debbie) Mortimer; her sister, Kim (Bill) Finn; her nephew, Andrew (Ashley) Mortimer; her nieces: Rebecca Kulas and Jennifer (Philip) Stocks; and her precious great-niece and great-nephew, Annika and Colyn Stocks. She is also survived by her step-mother, Vicki Mortimer; and step-brothers, John and Rob Mortimer. Kay was predeceased by her father, Richard Mortimer; and her in-laws, Eugene and Betty Deeney.
A Memorial Gathering in celebration of Kay’s life will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, August 2, 2014, at the TRAXLER PARK WARMING HOUSE in Traxler Park, Janesville. In lieu of other expressions of sympathy, memorials may be made to the family. HANSEN FUNERAL SERVICE, Janesville, 608-752-8800, is assisting the family. Online condolences may be made at www.hansenfh.com