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James E. "Jim" Janke

February 26, 1953 March 21, 2017
James E. "Jim" Janke
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Obituary for James E. "Jim" Janke

Tremont- James E. “Jim” Janke, age 64, passed away at 6:41 PM, Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at his residence in Tremont, IL.

Born February 26, 1953, a son of Elwood W. “Bud” and Mary A. (Draher) Janke. He is survived by two daughters; Andrea (Jeremy) Lusher of Chillicothe and Stephanie (John) Blecha of Naperville, one brother; Gary (Debbie) Janke, eight sisters; Gail (Lu) Ori, Janet (Todd) Prose, Debbie Stein, Donna (Matt) Kuhn, Cindy (Mike) Coyle, Mary (Pat) Monckton, Lori (Greg) Birkland, and Susan (Tim) Holt. He is also survived by his three grandchildren; Izzie, Noah, and Henry and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father.

Jim served in the United States Navy, from 1972-1976, on the USS Shreveport. He worked as a foreman at Sheridan Road Lumber and later for Tremont Lumber until his retirement.

Jim was an active participant in the community. He was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church and the PND Boosters. He was a fun-loving, giving, caring father, grandfather, son, brother, and uncle, who will be truly missed.

Memorial Mass will be 10:00 AM, Friday, March 24, 2017 at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, with a half hour visitation before. Father Gregory Jozefiak will officiate. Visitation will be Thursday, March 23, 2017 from 5:00 – 8:00 PM, also at the church. Cremation Rites have been accorded. Burial of cremains will follow Mass at St. Joseph Cemetery in West Peoria, IL.

Memorials may be made to Jim’s family, for funeral expenses.

Friends and family may sign the online guestbook or send private condolences by logging onto www.wrightandsalmon.com

Previous Events

Visitation

Thursday

23

Mar

5:00 PM 3/23/2017 5:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 3/23/2017 8:00:00 PM
St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church

6001 N University St
Peoria, IL 61614

St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church
6001 N University St Peoria 61614 IL
United States

Visitation

Friday

24

Mar

9:30 AM 3/24/2017 9:30:00 AM - 10:00 AM 3/24/2017 10:00:00 AM
St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church

6001 N University St
Peoria, IL 61614

St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church
6001 N University St Peoria 61614 IL
United States

Memorial Mass

Friday

24

Mar

10:00 AM 3/24/2017 10:00:00 AM
St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church

6001 N University St
Peoria, IL 61614

St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church
6001 N University St Peoria 61614 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

St. Joseph Cemetery Final Resting Place

2105 W. Heading Ave.
West Peoria, IL 61604

2105 W. Heading Ave. West Peoria 61604 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

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For Funeral Expenses
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