Obituary of Dorothy Jean Janssen
Dorothy J. Janssen, 92 of Monticello, Iowa passed away Thursday, December 2, 2021, at Anamosa Care Center, Anamosa, Iowa.
Visitation will begin at 10 a.m., Monday, December 6, 2021 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Monticello where funeral services will commence at 11 a.m., with burial in Scotch Grove Cemetery. Pastor Caleb Schewe will officiate.
Dorothy was born July 13, 1929 in Monticello, Iowa the daughter of William and Helen (Boots) Marsh. She married Edward G. Janssen on June 29. 1947 at St. Matthews Lutheran Church in Monticello. They were married 52 years and 27 days.
Dorothy was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Monticello. Ed and Dorothy lived in Morley, Castle Grove, Prairieburg, and settled in at their farm in Scotch Grove in 1960 where they lived until 2000.
Survivors include her 6 children: Jim (Trish) Janssen of Scotch Grove, Linda ( Tom) Schmit of Monticello, Susan ( Tom) Bohlken of Scotch Grove, Pat Findley of Frederick, Colorado, Bill (Carol) Janssen of Scotch Grove, Connie (Creighton) Randolph of Monticello, 16 grandchildren: Sean Janssen, Stacy Thies, Todd, Ryan, Josh, Megan Schmit, Chad Bohlken, Miranda Breeden, Karlyn Cameron, Matt Findley, Sara Mauro, Andrea, Alan Janssen, Lindsay Ryan, Ben, and Michael Randolph, 33 great grandchildren, siblings, Marvin Marsh, Kenneth Marsh, and Lynn Starks, and a sister-in-law, Sharon Koenig.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward on June 2, 2000, her parents, her parents-in-law, a son-in-law, Dave Findley, a grandson, Jordan Powers, siblings: Paul (Agnes) Marsh, Adelia “Red” Marsh Eilers, Bill (Annabelle) Marsh, Helen (Philip) Schneider, Robert (Nancy) Marsh, and Richard Marsh, in-laws: John (Dolly) Janssen Jr, Agneta (Vic) Miller, Art (Helen) Janssen, Joan Marsh, and Donald Starks.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.kramerfuneral.com.