Margery Czaikowski Jansen Obituary

Margery  Reinertsen Czaikowski Jansen
Margery Edith Reinertsen Czaikowski Jansen
Margery Reinertsen Czaikowski Jansen

September 7, 1930 - March 13, 2011
Born in Lewistown, Illinois
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Margery Jansen, daughter of Ethel and PD Reinertsen, was born September 7, 1930 in Lewistown, Illinois. She passed away on March 13, 2011 at Wesley Acres in Des Moines with her family at her side.

Marge graduated from Canton, Illinois High School, Augustana College at Rock Island, IL in medical technology and the University of Wisconsin in Library Sciences. Her career was spent at the University of Iowa as the dental librarian. Her last year was spent in Des Moines near her daughter, Kris.

For many years, Marge enjoyed her large garden, her Norwegian/Swedish heritage, being active playing the organ or singing in the choir in her church, rosemaling, knitting, doing crosswords, and she loved a good mystery novel.

Those left to honor Marge's memory are daughters, Martha (Robb) Stellmach, Kris (Kevin) Shay, Linnea Fitzpatrick; son, Andrew (Dawn) Ryan; and grandchildren Emily Harding, Julia Shay, Madeline and Louie Fitzpatrick, Kai Stellmach, and Jessica and Nicholas Ryan, brothers, David (Nancy) and Raoul (Anita) Reinertsen as well as several stepchildren and nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents and husband, George Jansen.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 19, 2011 at 11:30 a.m. at St. Stephen Lutheran Church in Urbandale with visitation prior to the service from 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to Meals on Wheels or the donor's choice.

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St. Stephen Lutheran Church
3510 - 72nd Street
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Saturday, March 19, 2011
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
St. Stephen Lutheran Church
3510 - 72nd Street
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Saturday, March 19, 2011
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM


DONOR'S CHOICE c/o Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322