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Alice M. Jansa, 88

Alice Marie Jansa, 88, of River Falls, passed away on Saturday, May 30, 2009, at Kinnic Long Term Care center.

She was born on May 23, 1921, in Kinnickinnic township, to the late John and Ann (Yanisch) Lubich.

Alice married John Jansa on June 1, 1948, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Prescott.

He preceded her in death in 1987.

Alice enjoyed reading and gardening. She also was a great cook. Alice also enjoyed taking care of others.

Alice is survived by her five children: Pat Jansa, Cathy (Ed) Pechacek, Tom (Sue) Jansa, Carol Jansa and Chris Jansa; six grandchildren: April, Elizabeth (Kyle), Tony, Angie, Mike and Matt; two sisters and one brother: Anne (Mike) Jugovich, Marie (Vern) Sayer and Bob (Jean) Lubich; four sisters-in-law: Polly Lubich, Anne Lubich, Ursula (Roman) Lubich, and Angela Jansa; and further survived by numerous extended family and friends.

She is preceded in death by her husband, John; parents; and brothers and sisters: Helen, Margaret, Carl, Agnes, Raymond, Emil, Joe, Jerome and John.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Tuesday, June 2, 2009, at St. Bridget Catholic Church with Fr. Gerald Harris officiating.

Interment will be in St. Bridget Catholic Cemetery.

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Cashman-Hill Funeral Home & Cremation Services is assisting the family with arrangements.