Linda Janzen - April 22, 2009Former Aurora resident Linda Janzen, 85, of Minden, died Wednesday, April 22, 2009 at Bethany Home in Minden.
Funeral services were Monday, April 27 at the Assembly of God Church in Aurora. Rev. Roger Wendt officiated. Burial was in the Hampton Cemetery.
Condolences may be e-mailed to the family through the mortuary website at www.higbymortuary.com.
Linda Janzen, daughter of Abraham and Anna (Huebert) Regier, was born in Aurora on April 25, 1923. She grew up in the Hampton area and attended Hampton Public Schools.
She accepted Jesus as her Savior and Lord during the Barkman revivals and was baptized on July 27, 1941. She became a member of the Mennonite Brethren Church in Henderson. Later she became a member of the Assembly of God Church in Aurora where she taught Sunday School and served in the church wherever she was needed.
She married Daniel Janzen on Sept. 28, 1941 at the Mennonite Brethren Church in Henderson. Following their marriage they farmed north of Hampton for many years. She retired from the Aurora Memorial Hospital after working there many years.
She was a Grandmother in Kearney with the Head Start program. She enjoyed working with the children.
She enjoyed gardening, cooking for the family gatherings, quilting and was an excellent cook and seamstress. Linda enjoyed singing with her brothers and sisters and especially enjoyed singing duets with her sister Martha and her daughter Sandra.
Survivors include her two children, daughter Sandra (Ron) Hall of Norfolk and son Gerald (Francine) Janzen of Kearney; five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; brothers, John (Louise) Regier, Gideon (Norma) Regier and Samuel (Mary Ann) Regier; sister, Irene (Herman) Siering; and other family members and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, five sisters and six brothers.