Carol M. Janssen, 78, of Sandwich, IL passed away on November 2, 2020. Carol was born on April 24,
1942 in Sterling, IL to Walter and Mildred (Schultz) Conklen. She was married to her late husband, Earl
Janssen, on February 18, 1962 in Rock Falls, IL. She liked to cook and be around her grandkids. Family
was her thing. She loved to vacation down in Florida with Earl and go on cruises. In her former years, she
also liked to hunt and garden.
Carol is survived by 2 children, Brad (Kelly) Janssen of Sandwich, IL and Kent (Diane) Janssen of
Sandwich, IL; 8 grandchildren, Kim (Nick) Dolder, Kori Janssen, Lauren Janssen, Nichole Janssen, Adam
(Kristi) Janssen, Kaylin (Bill) Meyer, Morgan Janssen and Amanda Laslo; 3 great grandchildren, Teagen
Janssen, Amelia Janssen and Caleb Janssen; 1 brother, Keith (Shirley) Conklen; 1 sister, Linda (Don)
Ebersole; 1 brother-in-law, Howard (Kay) Janssen; As well as several nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Earl.
Private graveside services will be held on Saturday, November 7, 2020 at Oak Knoll Memorial Park in
Sterling, IL. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Beverage Family Funeral Home.