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Rev. James H. Jansen


  Rite of Reception:  Friday, February 13, 2009  3:30 PM
                                 St. Boniface Catholic Church, Germantown
   Visitation:          Friday, February 13, 2009     4:00-8:00 PM
                             Saturday, February 14, 2009 9:00-10:45 AM
                             St. Boniface Catholic Church, Germantown

  Services:            Saturday, February 14, 2009    11:00 AM
                             St. Boniface Catholic Church, Germantown



Rev. James H. Jansen, 79, of Germantown died Wednesday, February 11, 2009 at Countryside Manor in Aviston. 

He was born April 15, 1929 in Germantown to Joseph and Frances (Gesenhues) Jansen: they preceded him in death. 

Also 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. 

He is 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 Freeburg.

Numerous nephews and nieces. 

Rev. 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 

Member 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 

Rite 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 in Germantown 

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



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