She was born July 22, 1918, in Cape Girardeau County, daughter of Gustav and Linda Graden Niemeier. She married Cletus L. Jansen Nov. 25, 1970.
She worked as a waitress. She was a member of Hanover Lutheran Church where she was a member of the ladies aide and the church quilters group.
She is survived by her husband; a stepson, Kevin Jansen of Cape Girardeau; five stepdaughters, Linda Piatt of Whitewater, LaDonna Scheffer of Dutchtown, Bonita VanGennip of Cape Girardeau, Barbara Hammers of Jackson and Rhonda Davis of Collierville, Tenn.; a brother, Rudy Niemeier of Cape Girardeau; 14 stepgrandchildren; and two great-stepgrandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a stepgrandchild.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. until time of service on Tuesday at Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel.
Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral chapel, with the Rev. Daniel Hackney officiating. Burial will be in Hanover Lutheran Church Cemetery.