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Zelda Janssen

October 3, 1921 — August 4, 2018

Minonk - Zelda G. Janssen, 96, of Minonk passed away at 6:45 pm August 4, 2018 at the Heritage Health Nursing Home in Minonk, Illinois.
Her memorial mass will be 1:00 pm Wednesday August 8, 2018 at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Minonk with the Franciscan Friars officiating. A visitation will be held one hour before the service at the church. Burial will follow in the Minonk Township Cemetery.
Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Minonk is assisting family with arrangements.
Zelda was born October 3, 1921 in Minonk a daughter of Raphael and Margaret (McKeon) Loftus. She married Gilbert Janssen on July 26, 1941 in Minonk. They were together sixty years before he preceded her in death on March 15, 2001.
Surviving are two sons- Donald (Charlene) Janssen of Decatur, IL and Gary Janssen of Sebring, Florida. Six grandchildren, fifteen great grandchildren and 22 great great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother- Sherrill Loftus and two sister- Lorene Liner and Lucile Murphy and a grandson- Stan .
Zelda was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Minonk and the Altar and Rosary Society at the church. She worked at Morrow's Drugs and Green Tree Pharmacy in Minonk for over fifty years.
Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Jude Children's Hospital.


AUG 8. 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (CDT)

St. Patrick Church
420 E. 6th Street
Minonk, IL 61760

Memorial Mass

AUG 8. 1:00 PM (CDT)

St. Patrick Church
420 E. 6th Street
Minonk, IL 61760

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