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Patrick Russell Janssen


Patrick “Pat” Russell Janssen of Standard City passed away Sunday, Jan. 7, 2024, at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.

Pat was born April 6, 1964, in Carlinville to Erma (Clark) and Lawrence Janssen and they preceded him in death.

He graduated from Carlinville High School with the Class of 1982 and after graduation he began his career as an iron worker carpenter.
He enjoyed riding his Harley, fishing, reading old westerns, woodworking, grilling out, bow hunting and participating in dart leagues.

Pat is survived by his sons, Ivan Evans of New Port News, VA, Larry Janssen (Elizabeth Tucker) of Standard City; stepchildren, Alexander Woolard of Cooz Bay, Or, Elizabeth (Toby) Stewart of Nokomis, Amanda (Travis) Smith of Fullton, MA, Williams Sanders of Standard City, Jeffrey Sanders of Standard City; Pat’s companion, Dawn Sanders of Standard City; brothers, Dennis (Shawn) Janssen of Gillespie, Larry (Kris) Janssen of Carlinville, Mike (Patti) Janssen of Carlinville; sister Joyce (Terry) Hermann of Elwood City, Pa. and seven grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Gordon Matthew Janssen in infancy.

A Celebration of Life was held Saturday, Jan. 13, 2024 at Carlinville Moose Lodge.

Memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 6704, Hagerstown, MD 21741 or American Thyroid Association, Po Box 6704, Hagerstown, MD. 21741.