Eugene Janquart Obituary

Eugene J. Janquart
Eugene J. Janquart

January 24, 1931 - May 13, 2020
Born in Menominee, Michigan
Resided in Menominee, Michigan

Obituary

Eugene J. Janquart, 89, of Menominee, passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, May 13, 2020, surrounded by his loving wife and family. He was born January 24, 1931 at his family’s home in Menominee to Irvie and Ruby Janquart and was a lifelong area resident. Eugene married his high school sweetheart, Loyce Christianson, on September 5, 1949 and they were blessed to celebrate 70 years together.
He worked on the railroad for 34 years before retiring in 1992 and was known as an outstanding employee who set an exemplary standard regardless of the task. Some of the hobbies he enjoyed were hunting, fishing, traveling and camping with family and friends. He especially enjoyed the 15 years he and Loyce spent wintering in Texas.
Eugene is survived by his devoted wife, Loyce and they were blessed with eleven children, Tim (Nancy), Terry (Linda), GayAnn (Jerry) Smith, Ted (Lisa), Tod (Alice), Joy (Paul) Fox, Cindy Gonzales (fiancé, Duane Uitenbroek), Trent (Jean), Pam (Chuck) Duvall, Lynn (Wayne) Wayrynen; and daughter-in-law, Sallie. He is further survived by 27 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren; a brother, Donald (Mary); a sister, Marylynn (Greg) Meyer; a sister-in-law, Nancy Nelson; and many more extended family members and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Thomas; a brother, Richard; a sister, Lois (Tony) Nerat; sister-in-law, Pat (Barney) DeGroot; and brother-in-law, Donald Nelson.
Due to public health requirements, a private family service will be held with Father Brian Gerber officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Menominee.
The family would like to say thank you to U.P. Health Hospice for the excellent care provided to Eugene.
Hansen-Onion-Martell funeral home is assisting the family.

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Hansen-Onion-Martell Funeral Home
610 Marinette Avenue
Marinette, WI US 54143
2020-08-13T