Janis Thelen

Janis M. Thelen, age 78, of Altoona, Wisconsin, died May 15, 2017.

Janis was born December 8, 1938, in Aberdeen, South Dakota, the daughter of Theodore and Julianne Haskin. She was proud to call Altoona home and participated in Altoona Women’s Club, and many church and volunteer activities.

Janis is survived by her four children, Joy Walker (Steve), Jon (Jennifer), Jeff (Suzanne), and Jay (Lisa); grandchildren, Angela, Arianne, Caitlyn, Morgan, Tyler, Brittney, Logan, Ethan, Zachary, Jacob, Alyssa, Travis, Alexis, Nicole, Parker; and one brother, David Haskin.

Janis was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, William.

Janis was known for her kindness and sweetness. She will be dearly missed and lovingly remembered.

A Memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, May 19, 2017, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Altoona with lunch to follow at Stokes, Prock & Mundt in Altoona.

Friends may call from 10 a.m. until the time of services at 11 a.m. Friday, May 19, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Altoona.

Cremation Society of Wisconsin is assisting the family with arrangements.

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