NAME OF DECEASED:
REINHOLD “REINY” W. JANKE
ADDRESS: 702 Shattuck Street Medford City of Medford Resident
PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 5:45 A.M. Saturday, December 31, 2011 at the Memorial Nursing and Rehab Center, Medford where he had been a resident for the past week, while under the care of Hope Hospice.
TIME & PLACE OF FUNERAL: 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, January 4, 2012 at Trinity Lutheran Church, Whittlesey, where full Military Honors will be performed by the Boxrucker-Berry American Legion.
OFFICIATING: Rev. Randall Jeppesen
PLACE OF BURIAL: St. Mary’s Cemetery in the Town of Little Black
VISITATION AT: 4:00 to 7:00 P.M. Tuesday, January 3 at Trinity Lutheran Church and also from 9:00 A.M. until the time of services at 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, January 4 at Trinity Lutheran Church, Whittlesey
DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: December 5, 1916 in Chicago, Ill.
EDUCATION: Attended Chicago Schools
MARRIAGE INFORMATION: February 26, 1949 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford to A. Lucille Frenzel and she survives
PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: Reiny served in the U.S. Army from 1942-1945 where he was stationed in Europe. He then worked for General Flooring in Chicago for a couple of years. In 1950 they moved to the Medford area where they dairy farmed for 10 years, where he also did carpenter work for Medford Lumber Co. and was the maintenance man at Memorial Hospital. He worked at Our House as the maintenance man until his retirement. Reiny enjoyed fishing, playing cards, traveling, camping, and most of all attending school functions for his grandchildren.
MEMBER OF: Trinity Lutheran Church, Whittlesey
Life Member: Boxrucker-Berry American Legion Post #519, Stetsonville
SURVIVING SPOUSE: Lucille Janke of Medford
SURVIVING CHILDREN: Son: Robert (Diana) Janke of Marion, Ohio
1 Daughter: Ruth (Melvin) Thompson of Withee
# OF GRANDCHILDREN: 5 GREAT -GRANDCHILDREN: 3 Great- Grandchildren and 5 Step-Great-Grandchildren
GREAT-GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN: 4 Step
DECEASED BROTHERS/SISTERS: 2 Sisters: Gertrude Splett and Olga Keller
DECEASED FATHER: Herman Janke
DECEASED MOTHER: Bertha Fischer
PALLBEARERS: Kyle and Jacob Vircks, Michael Janke, Neal Mueller, Lanny Zimmerlee and Harold Bizer
OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Reiny’s family to be designated at a later date.
Hemer Funeral Home of Medford is assisting the family with arrangements
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