Janet S. Hansell

Dec. 17, 1938 — May 2, 2019

Janet S. Hansell, 80, of Winamac, formerly of Hobart, passed away at 8:15 p.m. Thursday, May 2, at her home. 

Janet was born on Dec. 17, 1938, in Winamac, to the late Paul and Beaulah (Dancey) Strong. She was a 1956 graduate of Winamac High School. On May 2, 1956, Janet married the late James R. Hansell and 63 years later (on their anniversary) he walked her home. 

Janet enjoyed reading, camping and traveling. She especially enjoyed spending time with her family. Janet knew and loved her savior, Jesus, and led many to know Him as well. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother who will be sadly missed. 

Survivors include her daughters: Jill [fiance Phil Baldwin] Kloppenburg of Hammond, and Jan [Rich] McIlvain of Winamac; grandsons: Robert [Joanna] Kloppenburg, Zach Norris, Andrew Norris and Sam [Mya] Norris; granddaughter Heidi Kloppenburg; and great-grandson Thomas.

She was preceded in death by her parents Paul and Beaulah (Dancey) Strong; and husband James R. Hansell. 

Services will be scheduled at a later date. Burial will take place at Calumet Park Cemetery in Merrillville.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Pulaski Animal Center.

Online condolences may be offered in the guestbook at www.frainmortuary.com.

(Pulaski County Journal — May 8, 2019)

Pulaski County Journal

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