Keizer – Henry (Hank) Janzen was born February 12, 1921 in Frazer, Valley County, MT. He was the son of John H. and Agnes N. Janzen. He died in the early morning of October 11, 2012 while living at River Road Assisted Living Facility in Keizer, Oregon.
He married Faith Ferne Fromme in Dallas, Polk County, Oregon on June 1, 1947. Faith died in 1998 in Salem. They had one child, a daughter, Debra Ann Janzen now living in Tucson, AZ.
Hank and Faith lived in Dallas, Oregon from 1947 until moving to Salem in 1992. He was a very accomplished auto mechanic working at Ingalls Ford in Dallas, then moving on to Master Service Center in Salem; he also worked at Skyline Ford for a few years and numerous other local auto dealerships. After retirement from that occupation he became manager of the Oakwood Mobile Park in Keizer, Oregon.
Hank was preceded in death by wife, Faith Janzen, brother, Rudolph and sisters Marie Gossen and Ella McKee.
Survivors include current wife, Martha M. Janzen; daughter, Debra Janzen (Douglas Wahl); brother, Edward Janzen (Verda) of Woodburn; sisters, Martha Toews, Lena Schmidt (Wilbur) all of Dallas and Zelma Ridderbush of Keizer.
A private celebration of life is planned for a later date. Arrangements entrusted to Keizer Funeral Chapel.Print