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Janet Deloris Fidler - January 19, 2012

Janet Deloris Fidler, age 56, departed this life on Jan. 19, 2012 after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born on May 26, 1955 to Robert L. and Doris (Eaton) Crocker in McCook, Neb.
Janet graduated from McCook High School and the University of Nebraska at Lincoln, and began a 35 year career at McCook Community Hospital, where she culminated her nursing career as vice-president of Patient Care Services. She was a dedicated nurse and touched numerous lives throughout her career.
Janet married the love of her life, Michael Bruce Fidler, on July 5, 1985. They made their home southeast of McCook where friends and family enjoyed yearly Fourth of July celebrations.
Janet was preceded in death by her parents, Bob and Doris; grandparents, John and Mary, Deloris Eaton and Louis and Julia Crocker; beloved great-aunt, Eva Relph and niece, Jami Lynn Wilcox.
Left to mourn are her husband, Mike; sister, Cynthia and husband Bob Wilcox of McCook; brothers, Richie and wife Jody Crocker of McCook and Dan and wife Teresa Crocker of Lincoln, Neb.
One of the greatest joys of Janet’s life were her nieces and nephews, who loved her as their other mother. These include Ryan, Kyle and wife Melissa, Tyler and Ashley Wilcox, Joshua and wife Tracy, Joseph Crocker, Riley and husband John Crocker, and Jacob and Nathan Crocker. Janet’s great nieces and nephews also brought her untold joy. These are Braden, Kailey, Kassidy, Madison and Oliver, Ryder, Redford Gidget, Collin and Jaycee.
Janet will be greatly missed by all who knew her and remembered for her gentleness and courage.
Memorials are suggested to the McCook Community Hospital Foundation, PO Box 1328, McCook, NE 69001.
Funeral services were held Jan. 23, 2012 at McCook Christian Church with Pastor Dale Heimer officiating.
Burial followed in Memorial Park Cemetery in McCook.
Carpenter-Breland Funeral Home of McCook was in charge of arrangements.