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Robert Louis Janssen

January 23, 1941 - January 16, 2018

Robert Louis Janssen, 76, of Rochester, IL, died Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at Memorial Medical Center. He was born on January 23, 1941 in Springfield, IL to Robert E. and Dorthea J. (Barnett) Janssen and they preceded him in death.

Also preceding him in death are one sister, Rebecca Janssen and one brother-in- law, Allen Jacobson.

Survivors includes his four children; Jacqueline (Chris) Cadotte of San Juan Capistrano, CA, Martin Janssen of Curran, IL, Alyson (Frank) Hughes of Rochester, IL, and Kristen (David) Huffman of Stafford, VA; four grandchildren, Ashley (Ian) Martinez, Kalyn Skube, Brandon (Tamara) Huffman and Kyle Huffman; one great-grandson, Quentin Skube; two sisters, D. Jeanne Jacobson of Rapid City, SD and Janet Pierce of Springfield, IL; one brother, William Janssen of Springfield, IL, and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Robert retired from the United States Department of Agriculture after sixteen years of work as a Construction Analyst. Previously he worked with his father for Janssen Contractors, was owner of Robert L. Janssen General Construction and had worked for Sangamo Construction in Springfield.

Robert was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Chatham, Painters Local #90 and was the Vice President and Treasurer of the Woodside Young Democrats. He also was the family historian and was interested in genealogy. He enjoyed wood crafting, photography, and playing the stock market.

Visitation: 10 – 11:30 a.m., Monday, January 22, 2018 at Staab Funeral Home – Springfield.

Funeral Service: 11:30 a.m., Monday, January 22, 2018 at Staab Funeral Home – Springfield with Pastor Samuel Janssen officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Ridge Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Shriners Hospitals for Children.

Visitation Information

Date: Monday, January 22, 2018

Time: 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

217-528-6461 Map


Service Information

Date: Monday, January 22, 2018

Time: 11:30 am

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

217-528-6461 Map


Cemetery Information

Oak Ridge Cemetery

Address:

1441 Monument Ave
Springfield, IL 62702

(217) 789-2340 Map


Memorial Information

Memorial contributions may be made to the Shriners Hospitals for Children.


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