William P. Jansen

INDIANA—William Peter Jansen, 89, a resident of LaPorte, IN, formerly of Custer Park and Plainfield, IL from 1968-1996, passed away Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019 in LaPorte, IN. He was born May 15, 1930 in Homer Township, IL to the late Peter William and Myrtle Marie (nee. Hubbard) Jansen.
William grew up in Homer Township. He proudly served in the US Army during the Korean Conflict. He worked for Kerr/Ball Glass Company in Plainfield for over 34 years. He was active in the Emergency Services & Disaster Agency (ESDA) in Plainfield for almost 20 years. William also enjoyed bowling.
He was the beloved husband of the late Beverly J. (nee. Lamoreaux) Jansen, who he married Aug. 27, 1960. She passed away on Nov. 9, 2012; the loving father of James "Jim" (Susan) Jansen and Joanne Rodriguez, all of LaPorte; adored grandfather of Jacob Wayne (Mara) Jansen, Sean McCallister and Abednego "Benny" and Aramis Rodriguez and cherished great-grandfather of Tyler and Aidan McCallister; dear brother of Jeanie Wagner and the late George, Peter William and Marie Jansen.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association.
Visitation will be Friday, August 9 from 9-11 a.m. at Overman-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 15219 S. Joliet Rd., corner of Routes 30 and 59, Plainfield. Funeral service will follow at 11 a.m.
Interment will be in Plattville Cemetery, Plattville, IL.
For more information go to www.overman-jones.com.
Arrangements are under the direction of Overman-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services.