Patricia Jansen, nee Schobert, 58, of Swansea, Ill., born Dec. 1, 1950, in Belleville, Ill., died Thursday, Nov. 19, 2009, at Memorial Hospital, Belleville, Ill.
Patty was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother whose infectious smile brought immense joy to many. Her husband, children, and grandchildren meant the world to her. She positively touched the lives of so many in her short time on earth.
Patty was an extremely dedicated worker throughout her life. She managed her own business, Jerry's Country Kitchen for 17 years.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Lawrence and Zerita, nee Geolat, Schobert; her father-in-law and mother-in-law, Joseph and Rose, nee Schmidt, Jansen; and other beloved family members.
Surviving are her husband, Roger Jansen, whom she married Nov. 26, 1970, at St. Peter's Cathedral in Belleville, Ill.; two daughters, Kim Jansen (Jeff) Woods and Karen Jansen; a son, Kenny Jansen; three cherished grandsons, Collin, Cayden, and Carson Woods; two brothers, Gerry (Dawn) Schobert and Bobby Schobert; two sisters, Judy (Jim) Halwachs and Janice Grefenkamp; three brothers-in-law, Norbert Jansen, Leroy (Dee) Jansen, and Dan (Bernie) Jansen; two sisters-in-law, Rosemary (Andrew) Lintker and Eleanor (Ed) Parker; and many other loving relatives and friends.
A special thank you goes out to her doctors and nursing staff for their supportive and passionate care.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, to the
, or to a children's organization of the donor's choice. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 22, 2009, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, Ill. A prayer service will be held at 6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Funeral: Private family services will be held at a later date.
GEORGE RENNER & SONS FUNERAL HOME, Belleville, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat from Nov. 21 to Nov. 22, 2009