Matthew James Jansen

Matthew James Jansen

Birth
Appleton, Outagamie County, Wisconsin, USA
Death 28 Jul 2016 (aged 47)
Zion, Lake County, Illinois, USA
Burial Appleton, Outagamie County, Wisconsin, USA
Memorial ID 167640907 · View Source
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Matthew James Jansen, age 47, of Shiocton, passed away on Thursday, July 28th, 2016 in Zion, Illinois after a year long battle with cancer. He was born in Appleton on May 18, 1969, the son of Heike (Bruesewitz) and Bob Heraly. Matt was happily married to his loving wife Kathy (Nooyen) on June 3, 1995. He was most proud of his two children, Courtney and Jacob. Matt proudly served his country in the US Army Infantry Bravo 4th-30th 1st Platoon from 1990 to 1993. He enjoyed working with his hands as a sheet metal worker at August Winter & Sons for 21 years. He also owned a small gunsmithing business, which he truly enjoyed. Matt loved the family vacations, hunting and simply spending time with friends and family. Matt also proudly completed the Fox Cities Half Marathon in 2009. Matt was an avid Tony Stewart fan and enjoyed watching NASCAR with friends and family.

Matt is survived by his wife Kathy; and two children, Courtney and Jacob; parents, Heike and Bob Heraly, father Mike Jansen; his three brothers Chris, Bill and Aaron (Cortney); in-laws Marvin and Mary Ann Nooyen; grandmother, Erika Bruesewitz; and numerous extended family, friends and co-workers.

Matthew is preceded in death by his grandfather, Ervin Bruesewitz; brother-in-law, Tim Vandenhoy and grandparents Jim and Florence Jansen.

A funeral service for Matthew will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, August 2, 2016 at Borchardt and Moder Funeral Home in Shiocton with Rev. Stephen Schlicht officiating. Visitation will be on Monday, August 1, 2016 from 4-7 p.m. at the funeral home in Shiocton and also on Tuesday, from 10 a.m. until the time of service. Matthew will be laid to rest at Appleton Highland Memorial Park with full military honors.

Appleton Post Crescent Jul 31 2016


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  • Created by: CurtB
  • Added: 31 Jul 2016
  • Find A Grave Memorial 167640907
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Matthew James Jansen (18 May 1969–28 Jul 2016), Find A Grave Memorial no. 167640907, citing Highland Memorial Park, Appleton, Outagamie County, Wisconsin, USA ; Maintained by CurtB (contributor 48355951) .