DEATH: Ralph Sanders Janzen

Ralph Sanders Janzen, 88, died Monday, Dec 23, 2019.

Cremation has taken place.

A graveside service is planned for a later date at Alexanderwohl Mennonite Church cemetery.

Memorials may be given to First Mennonite Church of Halstead in care of Kaufman Funeral Home, Halstead.

He was born Oct 12, 1931, to George and Martha (Schmidt) Janzen in Bethesda Hospital in Goessel. On February 15, 1951, Ralph married Lois M. Schroeder in Alexanderwohl Mennonite Church.

He is survived by his wife Lois, children Betty (Loren) Parsons, John (Janell) Janzen, Ruth (David) Persels, Marlin (Sheri) Janzen and Donna Spoonemore (Greg Washmon), 11 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, brother Gerald (Judy) Janzen, sister Mary (Agustin) Rodriguez, step-sister Darlene McVey, and many nieces and nephews.

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