COLUMBIA, S.D. - Funeral services for Jim Jansen, 65, Columbia, S.D., were Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2008, in Aberdeen, S.D.
Jim Jansen was born on Sept. 2, 1943, on his parents' farm in Staples, Minn. After high school, he moved to Minneapolis where he met and married Barb Garber. In 1970, they moved to Columbia where Jim owned and operated his own semi-truck.
Survivors include two daughters, Vicki (Scott) Deadrick, Waconia, Minn., and Wendy (Michael) Simmermon, Colton, S.D.; seven grandchildren; sisters, Barb (Al) Langer, of Grand Forks, N.D., and Pat (Cliff) Johnson, Plymouth, Minn.; brothers, John (Ruth) Jansen, Brainerd, Minn., Jerry (Sharon) Jansen, Worthington, Minn., and Jeff (Linda) Jansen, Belle Plaine, Minn.
Jim was preceded in death by his parents, Margaret and Leo Jansen, Pillager, Minn.
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