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WILLIAMS, Janet 1916-2005

WILLIAMS, JANSSEN, RUTER

Posted By: Karen D-J (email)
Date: 6/29/2006 at 13:51:47

WELLSBURG—Janet W. Williams, 88, of Wellsburg, died Saturday, Feb. 26, 2005, at Valley View Nursing and Rehab Center in Eldora of natural causes. Funeral services were held Tuesday, March 1, at First Christian Reformed Church in rural Wellsburg with the Rev. Tom Vos officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery.

Janet was born Nov. 27, 1916, at home in rural Grundy County, the daughter of Will and Ada (Ruter) Janssen. She attended Wellsburg High School and graduated in 1933. On Sept. 25, 1935, she was united in marriage to Will Williams at the First Christian Reformed Church Parsonage. After their marriage, they farmed in rural Grundy County. Will died in 1957, and Janet continued living on the farm. In 1980, Janet moved to Wellsburg, living there until May 2001, when she moved to Valley View Nursing and Rehab Center in Eldora. Janet was an active lifelong member of First Christian Reformed Church, where she was involved in Queen Esther’s Circle, the Ladies Guild and the Life Group. She enjoyed flowers and gardening.

Survivors include two daughters, Wilma Peters and husband Marlyn and Elaine Kosanke and husband Myron, all of Eldora; four grandchildren and one step-grandchild; five great-grandchildren and one step-great-grandchild; four great-great-grandchildren; one brother, John Janssen of Ackley; and two sisters-in-law, Hilda Janssen of Wellsburg and Emma Walters of Eldora.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Will; two sons, Wendell Williams in infancy and Elmer Williams; one grandson, Jeff Peters; one great-grandson, Brandon Gelhaus; and one brother, Claus “Bud” Janssen.

Doyen-Abels Funeral Home in Wellsburg was in charge of the arrangements.

--Iowa Falls Times-Citizen Published March 2, 2005, Page B-5


 

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