ORAN -- William H. "Bill" Jansen, 81, died at 6:53 a.m. Nov. 8, 2006, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau.
Born March 21, 1925, at Leopold, son of the late Henry Joseph and Caroline Arnzen Jansen, he was a retired farmer, a member of St. Joseph Sodality and Guardian Angel Catholic Church in Oran.
On July 14, 1945, at New Hamburg, he married Dorothy Schoen who survives of the home.
Other survivors include: one son and daughter-in-law, David and Charlotte Jansen of Oran; one daughter and son-in-law, Carol Ann "Tutti" and Robert Gosche of Benton; three grandchildren, Kerri Jansen, Crissy Campbell and Chad Jansen; two great-grandchildren, D.J. Priggel and Brenden Campbell; and three stepgrandchildren, three great-stepgrandchildren and two great-
Two grandsons, Darron Jansen and Todd Daniel; and four sisters preceded him in death.
Visitation is after 4 p.m. today with parish prayers to be held at 7 p.m. at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Oran. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Guardian Angel Catholic Church in Oran. The Rev. John Harth will officiate.
Burial will follow in the Guardian Angel Catholic Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be: Craig Campbell, Crissy Campbell, Kerri Jansen, Craig Cox, Chad Jansen, Tim Essner and Andrew Essner.