William Jansen Gladstone, MO
William “Henry” Jansen, 83 years old of Gladstone, MO, son of William H. Jansen and Anna Louise (Hartman) Jansen passed away peacefully November 12, 2013 at his home. His visitation will be 10:00am, Saturday, November 23rd at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 2003 NE Englewood Road, KCMO with his memorial service to follow at 11:30am. Memorial contributions may be made to Crossroads Hospice, 9237 Ward Pkwy Ste 300, Kansas City, MO or to your choice. Henry was born January 10, 1930 in Sweet Springs, MO. He retired from General Motors, Fairfax and was a lifetime farmer. His joy was playing bluegrass music with his many friends. He is preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Myrtle C. Jansen; brother, Orval Jansen; two sisters, Carol Theis and Dorothy Smith. He is survived by his daughter, Kathleen Groves and husband Parker Groves and their children, Jeffrey, Todd and Laura Groves of Lawrence, KS; two brothers, Donald Jansen of Liberty, MO and Merle Jansen of Blue Sprigs and sister, Betty Lou Strawn of Overland Park, KS. Arrangements by Mount Moriah Terrace Park, 801 NW 108th Street KCMO 64155, www.mountmoriahterracepark.com.
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