JANSSEN, Lucy 1875-1943
Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 9/13/2011 at 20:39:22
Mrs. Ben Janssen (nee Lucy Roscamp) was born June 3, 1875, in Landschaft, Poller, Germany, and died July 13, at the age of 68 years, 1 month, and ten days. She came to America in 1880 with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Hannes Roscamp, settling in this community.
On March 3, 1897, she was married to Benjamin Janssen. Seven children were born to this union. The family lived on a Grundy county farm until two years ago, since which time Mr. and Mrs. Janssen have resided in Ackley.
Mrs. Janssen had been in failing health since last January due to a heart ailment.
Funeral services will be conducted Friday afternoon at one o'clock at her late home and at one-thirty at the Christian Reformed Church, east of Ackley, Rev. Mr. Greenfield officiating.
She is survived by her husband, six children: Henry B. Janssen, Gerald, Jake, (Nina) Mrs. Cornie Mooi - all of Ackley; Hannes of Northwood; John of Geneva; by seven grandchildren: Benjamin, Joan, Donald, Ethel Mae, Linda Kay, Sylvia - all Janssens; and LaVeda Mooi; and by numerous other relatives and friends. Her parents, two sisters, one brother, and one daughter preceded her in death.
--The Ackley World-Journal (Ackley, Iowa), 15 July 1943
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