Ronald J. Janke

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Ronald J. Janke

Ronald J. Janke
April 22, 1927 • April 20, 2016

Ronald J. Janke, 88, formerly of Benson, Minnesota passed away Wednesday, April 20, 2016 in Halstead, Kansas.

Ronald was born  April 22, 1927 in nearby Glenwood. He served in the Navy at the end of WWII. He owned Ronnie's Shoe Store in Benson for 30 years.

After operating a Dairy Queen in Blaine, Minnesota, he retired (while still working part-time) to his birthplace, before finally relocating to Kansas.

Ronald was preceded in death by his children:  Barry and Pam, and grandson Casey.

He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Donna; his daughter and son, Trisha (Gene) Sulier and Bruce (Cynthia) Janke, both of Halstead, Kansas; his daughter-in-law Judy Janke of Blaine; and his eight grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

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