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Jacob Ludwig Janssen
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Birth: Dec. 20, 1898
Woodford County
Illinois, USA
Death: May 14, 1953
Peoria County
Illinois, USA

Jacob L. Janssen 54
Of Benson Dies in St. Francis Hospital 14th

Jacob Ludwig Janssen, 54 of Benson died at St. Francis hospital in Peoria. He had been ill for a short time. The body was taken to the Tallyn-Folkers memorial home, in Minonk.

Funeral services were held at 2p.m. Saturday at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, in Benson, with the Rev. C.J. Gess officiating. Burial was in the Benson cemetery.

Mr. Janssen was born Dec. 20. 1898 in Benson, a son of John and Mary Rewerts Janssen. He farmer until about 11 years ago, in the Benson area. Since that time he has been a machinist at the Caterpillar Tractor Co. in Peoria, and resided in Benson.

He married Bertha Marie Seggerman, Dec 14, 1922, at Eureka.

Survivors, besides his wife, include, three daughters, Mrs. Delores Whited, Betty and Marian, all at home; a son, Pfc. Harrison Janssen of Savannah Ga.; two sisters, Mrs. John Smilie of Benson and Mrs. Oscar Boeschen of Washburn; one brother, Harm Johnson, of Minonk, and two grandchildren.

One brother, one sister, and an infant daughter preceded him in death.

He was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Benson.

[Obituary courtesy of Evelyn Ebert] 
Family links: 
  Jann Tjebben (Frerichs) Janssen (1855 - 1912)
  Himke Rewerts Janssen (1856 - 1930)
  Bertha Marie Seggerman Janssen (1903 - 1989)*
  Baby Girl Janssen (1925 - 1925)*
  Delores Ruth Janssen Whited (1928 - 1997)*
  Harrison J. Janssen (1932 - 2006)*
  Frank Tjebben Janssen (1885 - 1927)*
  Tahjelina Elsina Janssen Smilie (1891 - 1981)*
  John R. Janssen (1894 - 1918)*
  Ella Mary Grace Janssen Boeschen (1896 - 1981)*
  Jacob Ludwig Janssen (1898 - 1953)
*Calculated relationship
Clayton Township Cemetery
Woodford County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Amy Robbins-Tjaden
Record added: Jan 09, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8253783

- Amy
 Added: Aug. 6, 2009

- Lisa (Roach) Peckenpaugh
 Added: Sep. 6, 2008

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