Marta J. Janssen, 81, of Camp Point, died at 11:15 a.m. Thursday, July 4, 2019, at Golden Good Shepherd Home.
Born July 9, 1937, in Macomb, Marta was a daughter of Harold and Rosemary Shepherd Faulkner. She married Norman Janssen on July 24, 1955, in Camp Point. He survives.
Marta attended Camp Point schools and graduated from Central High School in 1955. She later obtained an A.A.S. from John Wood Community College in 1994.
Mrs. Janssen enjoyed working with people at a variety of jobs as a telephone operator, working at the Stockyard Inn, running the Golden Pool Hall, and working at the LaPrairie post office. She enjoyed working with the volunteers at the Community for Christ Assistance Center in Camp Point as well as the Golden Public Library. She was a former member of the Golden American Legion Auxilary and had served as president and was currently a member of the Clayton American Legion Auxilary.
Survivors in addition to her husband are two sons, David (Pam) Janssen, LaPrairie, IL., and Randy (Beth Twiton) Janssen, LaCrosse, WI.; three grandsons, Brandon (Tristan), Dustin, and Erik Janssen; a great-granddaughter, Brianna Janssen; and her brother, Gary (Nancy) Faulkner, Terre Haute, IN.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Funeral services will be held Monday morning at 10:30 a.m. at the Lummis Hamilton Funeral Home in Camp Point by Rev. Ronald Graham. Burial will follow in the Golden Community Cemetery.
Visitation will be held Monday morning from 9:00 a.m. until the time of services at the Lummis Hamilton Funeral Home in Camp Point.
Memorials may be made to the Community for Christ Assistance Center or the Golden Public Library.
Online condolences may be left at www.hamiltonfuneralhomes.net.
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