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Daryl Jansen
March 19, 1923–June 25, 2008
Daryl Jansen, 85, of Onslow, died Wednesday, June 25, 2008, at his home.
A celebration of his life was held on Saturday, June 28, 2008, at 11:00 a.m. at the First Presbyterian Church in Onslow, with Pastor Christopher Doyle officiating. Burial was in the Wyoming Cemetery, Wyoming, Iowa. Friends called from 3 to 8 p.m. Friday at Lahey Funeral Home in Wyoming, where a Masonic Service was held at 8:00 p.m.
Memorials may be given to the Onslow First Presbyterian Church or Midland Ambulance.
Daryl was born on March 19, 1923 in Onslow, Iowa, son of John and Ina (Young) Jansen. He graduated from Onslow High School in 1940. He married Edna Jensen on September 8, 1941 in Kahoka, Missouri.
He farmed all of his life in Onslow on the family century farm, the same farm where he was born and died.
Daryl was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Onslow, a 50 year plus member of the Masonic Lodge Ancient Landmark #200 of Olin, and the Jones County Farm Bureau. He was a member and served as past president of the Jones County Cattlemen's Association, where he received the 2006 Hall of Fame award. He had served on the Onslow School board and was a 4-H leader in earlier years.
Daryl and his wife, Edna, enjoyed riding their Goldwing motorcycle and flying his '47 Champ airplane. He restored tractors and enjoyed his Farmall "B" tractor, which he and Edna would ride at parades. They also enjoyed attending all their grandchildren and great-grandchildren's events
He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Edna Jansen of Onslow; two children, Shirlee (Eugene) Brunscheen of Wyoming, and Gary (Joyce) Jansen of Onslow; four grandchildren, Tammy (Jamie) McAllister and Terry (Selita) Jansen, both of Marion, Lisa (Todd) Rickels, of Monticello and Kris (Lucas Gobeli) Brunscheen, of Anamosa; and six great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister, Mary Clare and one brother, Donald.

Submitted by: Janet A. Brandt
Source: Midland Times, Wyoming, Iowa, 3 July 2008

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