HENRY 'HANK' JANSSEN, 87 PECATONICA - Henry "Hank" Janssen, 87, of Pecatonica, IL died Tuesday, June 11, 2013, at Provena St. Joseph in Freeport, IL. He was born October 15, 1925, the son of George and Sadie (Klinger) Janssen. Henry married Shirley Mordick on May 27, 1946, in Freeport, IL. He proudly served his country in the United States Navy from 1944 to 1946. Henry worked for Dean Foods of Pecatonica, IL until he retired. After retiring, Henry enjoyed traveling, carpentry and spending time with his family. He is survived by his son, Jerry Janssen; daughter, Janet (Bruce) Guffey; grandchildren, Carrie (Kevin) Erbe, Kim (James) Waymack, Katie (Jason) Janssen, Vanessa (John) Guffey; great-grandchildren, Sebastian, Taylor, Alexandria, Kayleigh and Madeline; sister, Louise Cox. Predeceased by his parents; wife; and twelve siblings. A joint memorial service for Henry and Shirley Janssen will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday, June 21, in Chapel of Peace at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, 2514 IL Route 26 S, Freeport, IL. Private condolences and online guestbook may be signed at www.schwarzfh.com.
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Published in The Journal-Standard on June 19, 2013