Alvina S. Janssen

Alvina S. Janssen, 103, of Richmond, Mo, died on Sept. 1, 2014, at Shirkey Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Richmond.

Alvina was born Aug. 26, 1911 in Bloomfield, Neb., to Ernest and Elizabeth (Stamp) Boll. She married Walter Herman Janssen of South Dakota on May 1, 1939. He preceded her in death April 12, 1982.

Survivors include: one son and daughter-in-law, Dennis W. and Dorothy Janssen of Humansville, Mo.; two daughters, Sandra J. Rasa, of Blue Springs, and Karen K. Garrett of Richmond; five grandchildren and their spouses, Kathy and Doug Stanley, David and Rhonda Janssen, Daranya and Michael Sandy, Desiree and Jay Wilson and Jimmie and Pam Garrett; six great-grandchildren, C. J. Garrett, Shawn Garrett, Brandie Garrett, Caleb Janssen, Kodi Stanley and Kyle Stanley; and three great-great-grandchildren, Blake Janssen, Garrett Janssen and Kaiden Garrett.

In addition to her parents and husband, Alvina was preceded in death by two brothers, four sisters and a grandson, Dennis Janssen, Jr.

Alvina was a homemaker. She was a member of the Richmond Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church (ELDoNA). She had lived in Kansas City, Kan., before moving to Richmond in 1995.

The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Richmond Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church (ELDoNA).

Funeral services will be held Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, at 11 a.m., at Thurman Funeral Home in Richmond. Visitation will be held Thursday, Sept. 4,  from 10  to 11 a.m. at  Thurman Funeral Home in. Burial will be in Maple Hill Cemetery in Argentine, Kan. On line condolences may be left on our website at www.thurman

Arrangements under the direction of Thurman Funeral Home, Richmond, Mo.

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