Jansons, Janis (J.J.), Saginaw, Michigan

Beloved husband, father and grandfather passed away Monday, April 11, 2011 at St. Marys of Michigan Medical Center. Age 68 years. Son of the late Teadors and Mirdza (Lacis) Jansons, Janis was born September 6, 1942 in Riga, Latvia. He served in the U. S. Navy. Janis married Brenda M. Haskins on July 8, 1999. She survives him. Janis was employed at Saginaw Steering Gear and Delphi for 37.1 years retiring on July 1, 2001. He was a member of U.A.W. Local 699. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and golf. Surviving besides his wife Brenda are one son and two daughters, Karl and Tonya Jansons, Melbourne, Florida; Jennifer and Claude (C.J.) Schirmer, Virginia Beach; Kayla Jansons, Saginaw; three grandchildren, Alexandrea Schirmer, Zachary Schirmer and Madison Jansons. Honoring Mr. Jansons wishes cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service will take place on Wednesday, April 13, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. at The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Road (between Shattuck and McCarty). Rev. Fr. Edward J. Konieczka will officiate. Friends may call at the funeral home where the family will be present on Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. until time of service. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to American Lung Association. www.snowfuneralhome.net