|Birth: ||Oct. 7, 1916|
|Death: ||Jan. 4, 1993|
Mrs. Norbert (Ethel) Jansen, age 76, a resident of Pierz, died January 4, 1993 at St. Gabriel's Hospital in Little Falls.
Fuenral services were held January 7 at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Pierz with Rev. Robert Landsberger officiating. Burial was in the St. Joseph's Catholic Cemetery.
Ethel Jansen was born October 7, 1916, in Atkinson, Nebraska, to the late Michael and Lesta (Bettinger) Schaaf. She was raised on her parents farm and attended country school near Atkinson. She was married to Norbert F. Jansen on February 14, 1939 in Atkinson. After marriage they farmed near Atkinson. In 1958, they purchased a farm in Pierz Township, Morrison County, Minnesota, where she resided until her death. From 1967-68 she worked at the Star Cafe, and from 1969-74 she owned and operated the Pierz Cafe. For many years she also baked pies at the Old Bank Restaurant in Pierz. She was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Pierz and was a member of Pierz Christian Mothers. She was also a member of St. Isadore's Mission Card Club in Pierz. She enjoyed quilting, gardening, fishing, camping, and feeding birds.
Survivors include her husband, Norbert Jansen of Pierz; sons, Duane and wife Luann Jansen of Blaine, Leonard and wife Carol Jansen of Blaine and Harold (Bub) and wife Janel Jansen of Pierz; daughters, Jeanne, Mrs. Dick, Krantz of Sauk Rapids, Arlene, Mrs. Gary, Keppel of Elk River, Catherine Schirmers of Pierz, Lestie Schulte of St. Cloud, and Jo Ann, Mrs. Ron, Herold of Pierz; 25 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; brothers, Mike Schaaf and Art Schaaf, both of Atkinson, Nebraska; sisters, Loretta, Mrs. Harvey, Grof of Omaha, Nebraska, Dorothy Kaup of Atkinson, Nebraska and Ruth, Mrs. Bill, Kaup of Stuart, Nebraska. She was preceded in death by her brothers, Alfred, Norbert, John, Elmer and Chuck.
Casketbearers were Mark Jansen, Brian Jansen, Dale Jansen, Jon Krantz, Tim Keppel, Mike Keppel, Greg Schirmers, Eric Schirmers, Kelly Jansen, Robert Jansen, Chris Schulte, Patrick Herold.
Norbert F Jansen (1916 - 2002)*
Harold F Jansen (1950 - ____)*
Saint Josephs Catholic Cemetery
Plot: Section 3, Row 1
Created by: Gary Poser
Record added: Aug 09, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28888645