Photography

Herbert Joseph Janning

March 15, 2017

Obituary

Herbert Joseph Janning, age 89 of Austin, died Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at his home. He was born January 29, 1928 in Newry to Henry and Catherine (Wittrock) Janning. He honorably served in the United States Navy. After his discharge, he worked at Hormel until retirement in 1985. On September 2, 1949 he was united in marriage to Nona (Osland) Janning in Charles City, IA. Herbert was a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church in Austin. He loved playing cards, bowling, snowmobiling, going for coffee and friendly banter at the Grill, and camping with his wife, children, and grandchildren. He loved to tell jokes, especially Norwegian ones. Survivors include his children: Rita Haas of Chesterfield, SC, Carol (Rick) Zaifert of Buffalo, NY, Connie (Dave) Schaefer of Austin, Tom Janning of Austin, Steve Janning of Austin, Kay Janning of Sacramento, CA, John Janning of Faribault, Mary Janning of Owatonna, Dale (Kris) Janning of Robbinsdale, and Glenn (Melissa) Janning of Redford, MI. He had 22 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren, and 6 great-great-grandchildren. He was the last of 13 children raised on a farm in rural Minnesota. A funeral Mass will be celebrated 11:00 am on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at St. Augustine Catholic Church with Father Jim Steffes officiating. Friends may call one hour before the service at the church on Tuesday. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery with military rites by American Legion Post #91 and V.F.W. Post #1216. The casket bearers will be Marv Stoltz, Todd Stoltz, Scott Schaefer, Turrell Janning, Jeremiah Janning, and Dominic Janning. Condolences may be left online at www.mayerfh.com

Service Information


Cemetery

Calvary Cemetery
4th Drive SW
Austin MN 55912


Visitation

Tuesday, March 21 2017
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

St. Augustine Catholic Church
405 4th Street NW
Austin MN 55912


Service

Tuesday, March 21 2017
11:00 AM

St. Augustine Catholic Church
405 4th Street NW
Austin MN 55912

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Herbert Joseph Janning, please visit our floral store.


Services

You can still show your support by sending flowers directly to the family, or by planting a memorial tree in the memory of Herbert Joseph Janning
© 2020 Mayer Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy