|Beverly J. Jansen|
LAPORTE, IN-Beverly J. Jansen (nee Lamoreaux), 72, a resident of LaPorte, IN, formerly of Custer Park and Plainfield, IL (1968-1996), passed away Friday, Nov. 9, 2012 at IU Health LaPorte Hospital, LaPorte, IN. She was born Aug. 10, 1940 in Ritchey, IL.
Beverly grew up in Custer Park, attended Wilmington High School and graduated from Braidwood High School in 1959. She was active in the Emergency Services & Disaster Agency (ESDA) in Plainfield for almost 20 years and was also actively involved in the Girl Scouts of America. She enjoyed ceramics.
Beverly was the beloved wife of William P. "Bill" Jansen, whom she married Aug. 27, 1960; loving mother of James "Jim" (Susan) Jansen of LaPorte and Joanne Rodriguez of Delray Beach, FL; adored grandmother of Jacob Wayne Jansen, Sean McCallister, Abednego "Benny" and Aramis Rodriguez; cherished great-grandmother of Tyler and Aidan McCallister; devoted daughter of the late James W. and Doris L. (nee Oeckel) Lamoreaux; dear sister of Larry (Diane) Binns of DeMotte, IN and the late Susan Rector as well as fond aunt of many.
Visitation will be Tuesday, Nov. 13, from 3-8 p.m. at Overman-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 15219 S. Joliet Road, corner of Rts. 30 and 59 in Plainfield.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, Nov. 14, 10:30 a.m. in the funeral home.
Interment will be in Plattville Cemetery, Plattville, IL.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to the American Diabetes Association would be appreciated.
Overman-Jones Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.