Kenneth J. Janak, Sr.

Kenneth J. Janak, Sr.

September 4, 1938 – May 28, 2020

Preceded in death by wife, Margaret A. Janak.  Survived by children: Kenneth, Jr. (Leslie), Sandy Boyce (Barry), Patty Hanke (Mark), and Cheryl Janda (Jeff); twelve grandchildren: Andrew Janak, Sara Janak, Chad Boyce (Sarah), Ashley Brudny (Joe), Katie Patera (Ryan), Glenn Hanke (Kate), Elizabeth Hanke (Ben), Garrett Hanke, Emily Janda (Nick), Stephen Janda, Peter Janda, and Anna Janda; two great-grandchildren: Cooper Patera and Knox Patera.

VISITATION (following CDC guidelines): Monday, June 1st from 4pm to 7pm at the West Center Chapel, followed by VIGIL SERVICE at 7pm.  MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL: Tuesday, June 2nd at 10:30am, St. Columbkille Catholic Church.  Interment, Calvary Cemetery with military honors by Millard American Legion Post 374, VFW Post 8334, and US Navy.  Memorials will be directed by the family.  To view a live broadcast of the Mass, please go to and click the “view live-cast” button or click on service link below.

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  • John and Trudy Mock Posted May 30, 2020 7:18 pm

    Prayers for your family.

  • Linda Slosser Posted May 30, 2020 8:01 pm

    So sorry for your lost! Thoughts and prayers to whole family.

  • Betty Janak Long Posted May 30, 2020 8:45 pm

    Be at peace, you have reached your final destination with all the requirements!
    A wonderful family full of love and compasion.

  • Laura Milburn Posted May 30, 2020 9:38 pm

    I am so sorry for your loss of your father. He was a kind, sweet man.

  • Brad Boyce Posted May 30, 2020 9:58 pm

    Ken will be truly miss and with my deepest condolences and prayers

  • Dave and Kathy Brainard Posted May 30, 2020 11:24 pm

    We are so sorry for your loss Patty💕💕💕💕💕

  • Ron Schrimp sr Posted May 31, 2020 3:30 am

    On behalf of my family we extend our deports condolences to all of you! God bless Ken!

  • Erin and Craig Harris Posted May 31, 2020 9:03 am

    Wishing you all peace to bring you comfort, courage to face the days ahead, and loving memories to forever hold in your heart. Our thoughts are with you all during this time. Send many virtual hugs to you all.

  • John m hazuka Posted May 31, 2020 11:37 am

    thoughts and prayers from minnesota.

  • Kevin and Mary Duffykmduffy Posted May 31, 2020 8:53 pm

    So sorry for your loss, May God grant you comfort.

  • Dennis and Eileen Kucera Posted June 1, 2020 9:33 am

    Our sincere deep sympathy to the family. We sure do miss seeing our polka family friends. Thoughts and prayers go out to all at this time.
    Sincerely, Dennis and Eileen

  • Jean McGehee Posted June 1, 2020 1:38 pm

    So sorry for your loss. Prayers sent to all families.

  • Audrey and Wally Farley Posted June 2, 2020 5:31 pm

    Our sincere sympathy for the loss of your dear father. We have fond memories of talking with him at the fish fries and enjoyed listening to his fishing stories.

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