January 31, 1927 - April 10, 2018
NORWAY- Julia K. Janssen age 91 of Norway, passed away peacefully, Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at Manor Care Nursing in Kingsford, MI. She was born one of eight children, on January 31, 1927 in Norway, the daughter of the late Martin and Anna (Masty) Supa. Julia married Albert H. Janssen on October 28, 1944 in St. Mary’s Church in Norway and they had 33 years of marriage together until he was taken to our Lord on August 29, 1977. Julia was a lifelong member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church. She worked at Needlecraft Sewing Factory, was a cook at Holy Spirit School and retired from Norway Gravure in 1987. In her retirement, she volunteered at St. Vincent DePaul and Holy Spirit School. She enjoyed crocheting, tending to her flower gardens, cooking and baking. She remained young at heart and could always be found singing and dancing “You Are My Sunshine” or “The Old Grey Mare” with a smile on her face. She especially loved spending time with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Her greatest pride and joy was watching her family grow and she loved them all “a bushel and a peck”. Julia is survived by her children Michael (Judith) Janssen of Marquette, Larry (Debbie) Janssen of Vulcan, Ann (Bill) Kraemer of Vulcan and Patty (Mike) Phillips of Norway; six grandchildren Brian Janssen, Jen (Tony) Adams, Tim (Nikki) Kraemer, Michelle(David) Alessandroni, Paul (Lisa) Kraemer and Chrissy Janssen; great grandchildren Austin, Taylor, Bryce, Ethan, Ella, Ava, Parker and Kamden. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her brothers, sisters and granddaughter Heather Janssen. Visitation will be held on Friday, April 13 from 10-11:30 a.m. at St. Mary’s Church in Norway. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday at 11:30 a.m. at St. Mary’s Church with Fr. Timothy Ekaitis, officiating. Interment will follow at the Norway Township Cemetery.
NORWAY- Julia K. Janssen age 91 of Norway, passed away peacefully, Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at Manor Care Nursing in Kingsford, MI. She was born one of eight children, on January 31, 1927 in Norway, the daughter of the late Martin and Anna (Masty)... View Obituary & Service Information
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