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Carol Janssen

Carol Janssen, 86, of Charles City, passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, July 30, 2022.

A funeral service for Carol Janssen will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 4, 2022 at Hauser Weishaar Funeral Home with Pastor Daniel Larson from Cross Lutheran Church officiating. Burial will be at Sunnyside Memory Gardens in rural Charles City.

Carol Janssen
Carol Janssen

Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. on Wednesday, August 3, 2022 at Hauser Weishaar Funeral Home and will continue one hour before the service at the funeral home on Thursday.

Carol Ann (Steil) Janssen was born Sept. 21, 1935, the daughter of Fred and Ann (Harms) Steil. She was educated in the Nashua School System, graduating from Nashua High School in 1953.

On Oct. 11, 1953, Carol was united in marriage to Roger Janssen in Nashua. The couple was blessed with three children: Randy, Rick and Deb. She retired in 2004 from Easters as a Pharmacy Technician; prior to this she worked at Kruse Pharmacy and sold Avon products as an Avon Lady.

Carol enjoyed gardening, listening to country music and sitting on her patio admiring all of the hard work she put into her gardens.  Her favorite thing to do was spend quality time with her family.

Carol will be greatly missed by all those who knew and loved her.

Living family members include her son, Rick (Loren Marlette) Janssen of Charles City; daughter, Deb (Brian) Grinstead of Osage; close personal friend, Jan Ward; grandchildren:  Amanda (Scott) Boehmer, Tammy (Brian) Spencer, Christopher (Kaytlin) Janssen, Katie (Chad) Buffington and Mike Grinstead; and 12 great-grandchildren.

Carol was preceded in death by her husband, Roger; son, Randy “Buck” Janssen; parents, Fred and Ann (Harms) Steil; sister, Joan Hamann; and two brothers: Donald and Alan Steil.

Hauser Weishaar Funeral Home, (641) 228-2323, 1205 South Main Street, Charles City, Iowa 50616 is in charge of local arrangements. Online condolences may be left on the Tribute Wall for the family at

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