Bill Janssen, age 52, a resident of Manitowoc Health and Rehab, went home to Jesus on Tuesday, February 19, 2013.
Bill was born on October 30, 1960 in Waukesha to Bette Janssen and the late Marvin Janssen. He completed his education at Fox Valley Technical College where he received a degree in culinary arts. Bill was an excellent entertainer and singer. He enjoyed playing the banjo and guitar. Known as "Eeddo the Clown", he loved volunteering for various fundraisers and community events.
Survivors include Bill's two daughters: Melissa and Jessica Janssen; mom: Bette, Manitowoc; three sisters: Marie Kraetsch, Manitowoc; Tamie (Phil) Hargrove, Great Falls, MT; and Toni Ackers, Glasglo, KY; two brothers: Doug (Sharon) Janssen, Fond du Lac; and Jan (Linda) Janssen, Seymour; also other relatives and friends. Bill was preceded in death by his father: Marvin Janssen.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, February 25, 2013 at the chapel at Manitowoc Heath and Rehabilitation. There will be no visitation prior to the funeral service. Pastor Joe Boyle will officiate and cremation has taken place at Harrigan Parkside Crematory and Chapel. Online condolences may be sent to www.harriganparksidefuneralhome.com
The Harrigan Parkside Funeral Home and Crematory, N. 11th and St. Clair streets, Manitowoc is assisting the family with arrangements.