Moss Funeral Home
 Germantown, IL


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535 N. 5th St.
Breese, IL 62230

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Germantown, IL 62245

David L. Jansen



  Visitation:  Friday, September 25, 2009        4:00-9:00 PM
                    Saturday, September 26, 2009   8:00-9:45 AM
                    Moss Funeral Home, Germantown

  Services:   Saturday, September 26, 2009   10:00 AM
                    St. Boniface Catholic Church, Germantown  



David L. Jansen, 69, of Germantown, lost his battle with Leukemia and entered into eternal peace on Tuesday, September 22, 2009 at St. Joseph Hospital in Breese. 

Mr. Jansen was born July 7, 1940 in Breese, IL to Henry and Theresia (Koerkenmeier) Jansen; they preceded him in death along with his step-mother Catherine (Connelly) Jansen. 

He was also preceded in death by sisters, Henrietta Jansen and Delores Ripperda; father-in-law and mother-in-law, George and Veronica (Schomaker) Beer; brothers-in-law, Alphonse Jansen, Norbert Ripperda, Louie Detmer, Ralph Kohrs, Clarence Beer, and Vincent Wessling; and sisters-in-law, Marie Beer and Eleanor Wessling. 

He married Marilyn Beer on September 17, 1963 at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Germantown; and she survives in Germantown. 

Also surviving are his children, Debra (Richard) Knebel of St. Rose, John (Heather) Jansen of Macungie, PA, and Becky (Brian) Kenow of Germantown. 

10 Grandchildren-Adam, Alex, and Anna Knebel, Samuel, Grace, Kathryn, and Jackson Jansen, and Caroline, Sophia, and Isabella Kenow. 

Brothers, Ralph (Dolores) Jansen of Breese, Robert (Theresa) Jansen of Breese, Francis (Gloria) Jansen of Springfield, MO, Victor (Ruth) Jansen  of Carlyle, Donald (Susan) Jansen of Maryland Heights, MO, and James (Emma) Jansen of Breese; sisters, Eileen Detmer of Aviston and Alice Kohrs of Independence, MO; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Raymond Beer of Germantown, Walter (Caroline) Beer of Germantown, George (JoAnn) Beer of Iuka, and Florence Beer of Mascoutah; and numerous nieces and nephews. 

Dave retired in maintenance at Monterey Coal in Albers, and formerly worked as a warehouse manager at Kohnen Concrete in Germantown, and served in the Army Reserves. 

He was a member of St. Boniface Catholic Church where he was in the choir, a Eucharistic Minister, server, lector, and parish council, Retired Volunteer Firefighter and Trustee of the Germantown Fire Department, Germantown Library Board, and a Germantown Cub Master.   

Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be Saturday, September 26, 2009 at 10:00 AM at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Germantown with Fr. James Buerster and Deacon Rich Bagby officiating. Interment St. Boniface cemetery 

Visitation will be Friday September 15 from 4 to 9 PM and Saturday September 26 from 8 to 9:45 am at the Moss Funeral Home in Germantown

Memorials can be made to Mater Dei High School, Germantown Library, and St. Joseph Hospital Scholarship for Lights and will be received at the funeral home.



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