Sunday, February 25, 2024

Veronica Janssen


Mass of Christian Burial was July 29, 2023, at St. Catherine’s Oratory in Farming for Veronica Janssen, 86, of Farming, who died peacefully July 26 at Mother of Mercy Nursing Home in Albany. Burial was in St. Catherine’s Cemetery.

Veronica was born Sept. 30, 1936, in Roscoe, to Herman and Caroline (Meyer) Koetter. She married Valerian Janssen June 24, 1961, at St. Agnes Catholic Church in Roscoe.

Veronica and Valerian farmed east of Farming for many years. She enjoyed square dancing, playing cards, bowling, embroidery, baking and bingo. She was a member of Catholic United Financial and St. Catherine’s Oratory. 

Survivors include her children, Linda (Don) Theisen, Duane (Karen Schefers), Mary (Loren) Tritabaugh, Theresa Janssen (Bill Robertson), Ron, Kevin (Michelle Gavlak), Carl (Pam), Alan (Allison), Kathy, Robert (Tanya) and Tim; 16 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and sister Irene Rausch.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Valerian; brothers Ervin, Herbert, Othmar, Roman and John; and sister Luella Seifermann.

Arrangements were with the Wenner Funeral Home in Richmond.