JACOB, Carl Edward

b. 6 Jun 1962 - Denver, Colorado

d. 2 Nov 2007 - Wichita, Kansas

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Monday, November 5, 2007

Submitted by Rachel E. Smith

McPHERSON - Carl Edward "CJ" Jacob, 45, died Nov. 2, 2007, in Wichita.
He was born June 6, 1962, in Denver, the son of John and Jan Reining Jacob. He attended Hills Beaver Creek High School, Hills, Minn. A resident of McPherson, moving from Colorado, he worked for Chem-Star, and was working for Certainteed Corp.
On Oct. 17, 1992, he married Sharlene M. KISSICK in McPherson. She survives.
Other survivors include: a son, Brandon, McPherson; four daughters, Ashley, Chelsea, Jessica and Melissa Kissick-Jacob, all of McPherson; his mother, Ingram, Texas; a brother, Steven, Manhattan; five sisters, Laurie Kuntz, Hills, Minn., Sheila Garvin, Harper, Texas, and Tina Barnett, Theresa Tolbert and Diana James, all of Ingram, Texas; and a granddaughter.
He was preceded in death by his father, John.
Memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Wellness Center of the Cedars, McPherson. Memorials may be sent to the CJ Jacob Memorial Fund, in care of Glidden-Ediger Funeral Home, McPherson.

JACOBS, Glenadine (Benso)

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JACKSON, Charles Russell

b. 1 Dec 1923 - Wichita, Kansas

d. 25 Oct 2007 - Wichita, Kansas

From Wichita Eagle - October 31, 2007

Submitted by Mark B. Wills

Jackson, Charles Russell, 83, retired Air Force Senior Master Sergeant, died Oct. 26, 2007. Veteran of WWII, Korea and Vietnam, receiving the Bronze Star. He was a 60+ year member of Albert Pike Lodge. Visitation 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday; funeral service 10 a.m. Thursday, both at Old Mission Mortuary. Survivors: step daughter, Joyce and husband, Glenn Buff of Panama City, Fla.; step son, Dennis and wife, Marilyn Dowell of Oak Harbor, Wash.; 5 step grandchildren; 4 step great-grandchildren. Published in the Wichita Eagle on 10/31/2007.

Additional Information: Charles Russell Jackson was born December 1, 1923, in Wichita, Kansas, the son of Russell Jackson and Elizabeth (Bretthauer) Brethower. He married Margaret

HERGERT on June 13, 1952, in Washington, D. C. Burial was in Wichita Park Cemetery.

JANTZ, Anna Marie (Regier)

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JANTZ, Malinda

b. 19 Oct 1921 - Grady County, Oklahoma

d. 3 Jun 2007 - Dodge City, Kansas

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Tuesday, June 5, 2007

Submitted by Rachel E. Smith

MONTEZUMA - Malinda Jantz Schmidt, 85, died June 3, 2007, at Western Plains Medical Complex, Dodge City.

She was born Oct. 19, 1921, in Grady County near Verden, Okla.

On March 23, 1946, she married Albert SCHMIDT in Canton. He died Oct. 21, 1991.

Survivors include: one son, Robert, Chickasha, Okla.; three daughters, Joyce Smith, Chickasha, Okla., Marlene Unruh, Faunsdale, Ala., and Naomi Koehn, Bradley, Ark.; one brother, Ervin Jantz, Goshen, Ind.; five sisters, Iva Becker, Halstead, Annie Ratzloff, Moundridge, Pauline Decker, Halstead, Ruby Koehn, Galva, and Elizabeth Crawford, Norman, Okla.; nine grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by: one granddaughter; two brothers; and three sisters.

Funeral service will be at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at Plainview Mennonite Church, Verden, Okla., with Ministers Calvin Nightingale, Johnny Schmidt and Brad Koehn presiding. Burial will be in Plainview Mennonite Cemetery.

A memorial has been established for the Bethel Home and may be sent to Montezuma Funeral Home, P.O. Box 421, Montezuma, KS 67867.

JANZEN, Herman J.

b. 16 Feb 1934 - Newton, Kansas

d. 20 Apr 2007 - Newton, Kansas

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Sunday, April 22, 2007

Submitted by Rachel E. Smith

NEWTON - Herman J. Janzen, 73, died April 20, 2007, at Newton Medical Center.

He was born Feb. 16, 1934, in Newton, the son of John P. and Helene Claassen Janzen. He was a farmer.

He belonged to Zion Mennonite Church, serving as deacon. He was a church board chairperson, Sunday school teacher, and sexton of the church cemetery; served on the Remington school board; Bethel College board of directors; was chairman of the board of directors of the Peabody State Bank; and was founding member of the Mennonite Agri-Urban Incorp.

On July 27, 1955, he married Ruth E. CLAASSEN. She died in April 1996. On Dec. 27, 1998, she married Shirley REED. She survives.

Other survivors include: two sons, Bruce, Elbing, and Russell, rural Newton; two daughters, Susan Janzen, Cedar Falls, Iowa, and Lisa Scott, Newton; three stepdaughters, Paula Claycamp, Wichita, Cathy Ketterman, Houston, Texas, and Marsha Geyer, Derby; a sister, Edna Zabel, Dayton, Ohio; seven grandchildren; eight step-grandchildren; and eight step-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Doris Longacre.

Graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday in Zion Mennonite Church Cemetery. Memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Zion Mennonite Church, with the Rev. Bruce Bradshaw presiding. Visitation will be from 5 to 8:30 p.m. Monday, with the family present from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Lamb Funeral Home, Whitewater. Memorials may be sent to the Mennonite Agri-Urban or the Greater Newton Community Foundation, both in care of the funeral home.

JANZEN, James Allen

b. 9 Sep 1952 - Newton, Kansas

d. 22 Aug 2007 - Hesston, Kansas

From Hutchinson (Kan) News -Friday, August 24, 2007

Submitted by Rachel E. Smith

HESSTON - James Allen Janzen, 54, died Aug. 22, 2007, at his home, Hesston.
He was born Sept. 9, 1952, in Newton, the son of Arthur and Malinda Schmidt Janzen. A resident of Hesston, he worked for AGCO.
On Nov. 6, 2004, he married Lavonne REIMER in Hesston. She survives.
Other survivors include: two sons, Wesley Janzen, Manhattan, and Andrew Hook, Kidron, Ohio; three daughters, Monica Cooper, Seward, Alaska, Lylyan Janzen, Hesston, and Amy Pooteet, Metarie, La.; his parents, Hesston; a sister, Judy Hess, Greeley, Colo.; and four grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Ray; and a grandson.
Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Petersen Funeral Home Chapel, Newton, with Pastor Michael Whitworth presiding. Visitation will be from 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday with the family present from 2 to 4 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorials may be sent to Angel Flight, in care of the funeral home.

JANZEN, Jeffery

b. 25 Jun 1965 - Newton, Kansas

d. 19 Aug 1007 - Boise, Idaho

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Tuesday, August 21, 2007

Submitted by Rachel E. Smith

BOISE, Idaho - Jeffery Janzen, 42, died Aug. 19, 2007, at his home.
He was born June 25, 1965, in Newton, the son of Robert Wayne Janzen and Judith Regier. He graduated from Remington High School, attended Bethel College for two years and graduated from Kansas State University with a degree in electrical engineering. He was employed by Texas Instruments from 1988 to 1999. He then worked for MICRON Technologies, Boise, Idaho, as a senior engineer. He belonged to Grace Hill Mennonite Church.
Survivors include: his mother; and a brother, Michael, Potwin.
He was preceded in death by his father.
Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Grace Hill Mennonite Church, with James Voth presiding. Visitation will be from 1 to 9 p.m. Thursday, with family receiving friends from 6:30 to 8 p.m., at Petersen Funeral Home. Burial will be in Grace Hill Cemetery.
Memorials may be sent to Grace Hill Mennonite Church care of the Funeral Home.

JANZEN, Keith Albert

b. 13 Jul 1925 - Lorraine, Kansas

d. 22 Oct 2007 - Scott City, Kansas

From Hutchinson (Kan) News - Thursday, October 25, 2007

Submitted by Rachel E. Smith

SCOTT CITY - Keith Albert Janzen, 82, died Oct. 22, 2007, at Scott County Hospital, Scott City.
He was born July 13, 1925, in Lorraine, the son of Albert A. and Clara A. Schroeder Janzen. In 1943, he graduated from Galva High School. A resident of Scott City since 1947, moving from McPherson, he was a farmer and previous owner of the Scott City Grain Co.
He belonged to United Methodist Church, Scott City. He was a World War II U.S. Army veteran. He was a member of the Anthem Masonic Lodge No. 284, the Scottish Rite, the Scott County Shrine Club, and a past potentate and member of the Royal Order of Jesters, both with the ISIS Shrine temple of Salina.
On Dec. 29, 1949, he married Carolyn Louise SHRIVER in Hobbs, N.M. She survives.
Others survivors include: a son, Terry A., Minnesota; two daughters, Elissa Bahm, Scott City, and Ann Price, Garden City; a brother, Loren Janzen, Scott City; a sister, Orla Herzog, Lyons; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Alberta Schreck.
Funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday at United Methodist Church, Scott City, with the Revs. Randy Robinson and David Bell presiding. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday at Price & Sons Funeral Home, Scott City. Burial will be in Scott County Cemetery, Scott City.
Memorials may be sent to the Keith Janzen memorial Fund, in care of the funeral home.

JELINEK, Florence (Siemers)

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JOHNSON, Irene (Schulz)

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JOHANNES, Ruben Robert

b. 23 Mar 1928 - Mitchell, Nebraska

d. 30 Jul 2007 - Scottsbluff, Nebraska

From Scottsbluff Star Hearld, Scottsbluff, NE - 1 Aug 2007

Submitted by Henry L. Schmick

Ruben Robert Johannes, 79, of Scottsbluff died Monday, July 30, 2007 at Regional West Medical Center in Scottsbluff.
Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, Aug. 3, at Fairview Cemetery with Pastor Richard Neugebauer officiating. The Nebraska National Guard and the United States Marine Corps will give military rites. Memorial gifts may be given to the Western Nebraska Veteran's Home. Friends may call at the funeral home between 4 to 8 p.m., Thursday, July 2. Tributes of sympathy may be left at www.dugankramer.com.
Ruben was born March 23, 1928, in Mitchell to Phillip and Anna (Heinbichner) Johannes. He graduated from Sunflower High School and was a member of the state champion basketball team. He entered the U. S. Marine Corps Aug. 24, 1948 and served during the Korean Conflict. He received the Korean Service Medal, Navy Unit Commendation, Navy Distinguished Service Medal, United Nations Medal and the Korean Presidential Unit Citation. Ruben was honorably discharge April 1, 1959. He returned to Scottsbluff where he farmed for a few years. He married Nettie STERKEL May 15, 1962, in Torrington, Wyo. They moved to Omaha where he worked at the Omaha Stockyards and irrigation company before owning and managing his own janitorial service company. He retired in 1995 and returned to Scottsbluff.
Ruben is survived by his stepchildren, Jack Sterkel, Pat and Rolland Friend all of Scottsbluff, Laurie Gitschell of Illinois and Janice and Reinhardt Rahmig of Gering; 17 nieces and nephews and numerous great nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Nettie, brothers, Phillip, Willie, Jake, Ben, and Ed Johannes and sisters, Rose Derr and Marie Keller.

JUDT, Dennis T.

b. 29 Oct 1919 - Dickinson, South Dakota

d. Nov 1947 - Bismarck, South Dakota

From Mandan Daily Pioneer 4 Nov 1947

Submitted by eusteel@cox.net
Dennis T. Judt, 28, veteran of World War II, died in a Bismarck hospital early Tuesday morning following a long illness. Death was caused by a heart ailment, complicated by pneumonia. Mr. Judt received a medical discharge from the army in October, 1943, and had been in poor health since that time. He had been a patient several times at the Veterans hospital at Fargo.
He was born in Dickinson Oct. 29, 1919, and with his parents came to Mandan in April, 1927. He attended St. Joseph’s parochial school and the Mandan high school. Prior to his departure for service with the 188th Field Artillery in 1941, he had been employed as a car man on the Northern Pacific and had lived for about three years in Boise, Idaho.
February 5, 1946, he was married to Amelia WETZSTEIN, at Mandan. He is survived by his widow, a brother Frank, Mandan, two sisters, Mrs. Ed English, Milwaukee, and Mrs. Emil Binder, Bismarck, and his mother, Mrs. Barbara Judt.
Funeral services are to be held Thursday at 10 a.m. from St. Joseph’s Catholic church. Pallbearers will be John Kary, Christ Mook, Hawley Leder, Lucas Leingang, Frank Heidt and John Friesz.
The body is at the Kennelly Funeral parlors where it will remain until Wednesday morning when it will be taken to the home at 206 3rd Ave. N. E. to remain until the time of the funeral. Mandan Daily Pioneer 4 Nov 1947

JUST, Mary L. (Goentzel)

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