CAVOUR — Janene Kinney, 76, of Cavour, passed away Saturday, October 2, 2021, at the Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls.
A service to celebrate her life will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at the Huron Christian Church.
Her graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at the Hillcrest Cemetery at Estelline.
Visitation will be from 1 to 4 p.m., Thursday at the Kuhler Funeral Home, and from 5 to 7 p.m., at the Huron Christian Church, with her family present during that time, and a 7 p.m. prayer service.
Janene Kinney was born on July 17, 1945, at Baldwin Park, Calif. On June 2, 1952, she was adopted by Leland and Maxine Skow, of Huron.
She attended the Alley Rural school until the eighth grade and graduated from Huron High School in 1963. She attended Wessington Springs Junior College and Dakota Bible College prior to her marriage.
On Sept. 30, 1967, Janene married Robert Kinney at Huron. They farmed in Brookings County for fourteen years. In 1983, their family of four moved to the Skow family farm in Pearl Creek Township in Beadle County. The Kinney family farmed until 1999, then Bob and Janene purchased a semi and traveled throughout the United States.
She was involved in many groups ranging from 4-H to all the activities of Huron Christian Church.
Survivors include her husband of 54 years, Bob of Cavour; two children, Krystal (John) Daily of Lakeville, Minn. and Klint (Gretchen) Kinney of Huron; four grandchildren, Jaden Kinney, Joy (Tristan) Fitzgerald, Jerika Kinney and Jairus Kinney; two sisters; one brother; one sister-in-law; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother.