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Kay Pellens

May 15, 1941 — November 26, 2022

Kay Marion Pellens, 81

Beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, Kay Marion Pellens, 81, of Kingston, Idaho, passed away November 26, 2022 at the Shoshone Medical Center of Kellogg.  She was born May 15, 1941 in Picher, Oklahoma; Kay was the daughter of Hubert and Lois (Hodges) Lancaster.

Kay attended and graduated from the Kootenai High School of Harrison, Idaho.  She moved to the Silver Valley of which she loved, in 1951.

Kay was a homemaker.  She loved and enjoyed her family, gardening, playing the piano, sewing and crocheting.  Kay loved the mountains and the recreation of which they provided; she was also an animal lover and cared for dogs, chickens and her miniature horse named Casper.

Kay is survived by two daughters Tracy Dereu (Scott) of Columbia Falls, Montana, Rhonda Roth (Denny) of Hot Springs, Montana; three sons Duane Siercke of Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho, Wade Marquez of Kingston, Idaho and Jim Siercke of Pasco, Washington; eleven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; she is also survived by two nephews and one niece.  Kay was preceded in death by her parents, one son Roger Siercke and one brother Joe Lancaster.

Funeral Services will be held on Monday December 5, 2022, at 11:00 A.M. at the Kellogg Funeral Chapel, with Pastor Bill Howard officiating; everyone is welcome.  Private interment will be held at the Hunt Cemetery of Kingston.

The family suggests that memorials may be made to the Shoshone County Food Bank, 114 W. Riverside Ave. Kellogg, Idaho 83837.

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Monday, December 5, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Mountain time)

Kellogg Funeral Chapel

106 S Main St, Kellogg, ID 83837

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