James H. Jansen, 79, of Germantown died Wednesday, February 11, 2009
at Countryside Manor in Aviston.
born April 15, 1929 in Germantown to Joseph and Frances (Gesenhues)
Jansen: they preceded him in death.
preceded in death by brothers, Gerald, Richard, Thomas, Anthony, and
Paul Jansen, sisters, Sr. Dolores Marie Jansen, Marcella Nagel,
Helen Henken, Mary Ann Jansen, and Dorothy Perry.
survived by a brother-in-law, Toby Nagel of Gary, IN .
Sisters-in-law Florence Jansen and Lorinda Jansen both of
Germantown, Marjorie Jansen of Bartelso, and Mary Ann Jansen of
Numerous nephews and nieces.
Jansen was Ordained May 3, 1955 at St. Boniface Catholic Church in
Germantown by the Most Rev. Bishop Albert Zuroweste. Rev. Jansen
retired in 2001 as the pastor of Our Lady of the Assumption in
Fairview Heights; he began his holy orders as a Temp. Associate at
St. George Catholic Church in New Baden , Associate pastor at St.
Dominic Catholic Church in Breese, Associate pastor at Immaculate
Conception Catholic Church in Centerville, Associate pastor St.
Rose Catholic Church in St. Rose, Associate pastor Fairmont City,
Chaplain at St. Clement Hospital and taught at Waterloo High School,
pastor at Tipton/Madonnaville, pastor in Hecker, pastor in Columbia
of St. Boniface Catholic Church in Germantown, 4th Degree
Pope John Paul I assembly, Knights of Columbus Council #6996 in
Fairview Heights, past board member of Clergymen’s Aid Society,
Diocesan Finance Council, Hincke Home
Funeral Mass of Christian burial will be Saturday February 14, 2009
at 11:00 am at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Germantown with
Bishop Stanley Schlarmann, Rev. Dennis Voss and Rev. James Buerster
officiating. Interment St. Boniface Cemetery in Germantown
of reception will be Friday February 13 at 3:30 pm at St. Boniface
Catholic Church in Germantown
Visitation will be Friday February 13 from 4 to 8 PM and Saturday
February 14 from 9 to 10:45 am at the St. Boniface Catholic Church
Memorials can be made to Clergymen Aid Society or Heartland Hospice
and will be received at church or through the Moss Funeral Home in
Germantown who is handling the arrangements