Linda "Lin" Janz (1943 - 2013)


Linda "Lin" Janz, 70, of Altamont, died at 10:45 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2013, at St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital in Effingham.
Services were held at 2 p.m. on Sunday at Gieseking Funeral Home in Altamont, with the Rev. Michael Kloepping officiating. Per her wishes, Mrs. Janz's remains were cremated, and burial will be in Zion Cemetery at a later date. Visitation was held three hours prior to services on Sunday at the funeral home. Memorials: Pancreatic Cancer Fund or donor's choice. Online condolences may be shared at
Mrs. Janz was born on Sept. 30, 1943, in Bainbridge, Ind., the daughter of Lee and Anna Fox Hartman. She married Rudy Janz on Feb. 7, 1964, at St. John's Lutheran Church in Effingham, with Rev. Zimmerman officiating.
Survivors include her husband; son, Jim Janz and his wife Susan of Altamont; and mother, of St. Elmo.

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Published in The Leader-Union from Jan. 13 to Jan. 22, 2014