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Kathryn Darlene Janssen

Published: Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013 1:36 p.m. CDT

DWIGHT, Ill. — Kathryn Darlene Janssen, 81, Dwight, Ill., passed away early Monday morning, Jan. 21, 2013, at Heritage Manor.

Born March 23, 1931, in Crescent City, Ill., Kathryn was the daughter of William and Loretta Zehr. She married George H. Janssen Sept. 24, 1950, in her hometown.

Kathryn was retired from the William W. Fox Developmental Center.

She very much enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.

Survivors include two sons, Steven (Marcia) Janssen of Dwight, Ill., and Larry Janssen of Cullom, Ill.; grandchildren, Jason (Shannon) Janssen, Michael Janssen, Kathi (Adam) Wieties and Kylie Janssen; and great-grandchildren, Nicholas and Nathanial Janssen, and Madison, Kaleb and Lucus Wieties.

She was preceded in death by her parents and sisters, Mary Helen Zehr, Alma McCarter, Lois Probasco, Jean Adams and Wilma Manahon.

Cremation rites have been accorded.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m  Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013,  with a one hour visitation preceding at the Dwight United Methodist Church. Rev. Lance Leeds will officiate.

Inurnment will follow at Round Grove Cemetery.

Hager Memorial Home, 201 W. Mazon Ave., Dwight, Ill., 60420, is in charge of arrangements. For more information, call (815) 584-2666.

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