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Margaret "Margie" Janson

Margaret "Margie" E. Janson, age 58, of Ashland, passed away Wednesday, January 28, 2015, at her residence.

Margie was born September 8, 1956, in Jefferson City, a daughter to the late Albert Henry Rudroff and Helen Dorothy (Grellner) Rudroff who survives of Rich Fountain.

Margie was a 1974 graduate of Fatima High School.

On March 2, 1979, she was united in marriage to James "Jim" Janson in St. Joseph, Missouri. He survives at their home in Ashland.

Margie was employed with the State of Missouri, Division of Family Services, for 35 years until her retirement in 2013. Currently she was employed with Home Instead Senior Care as a caretaker for the elderly.

Margie was a nature lover who enjoyed housing and feeding all types of birds especially hummingbirds and enjoyed growing flowers. Margie loved her dogs and collected Willow Angels.
She was a very neat and organized person who loved to sew, cook and bake. Margie was very gentle and soft spoken, always smiling and thoughtful of others. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.

In addition to her spouse of 35 years and her mother, Margie is survived by: her step daughter, Melissa Janson of Moberly; two step grandchildren, Jordan and Madison; eight siblings, Pat Ward and her husband David of Camdenton, Kathy Wolfe and her husband Kary of Linn, Frank Rudroff, Jo Ann Rudroff, and Bob Rudroff all of Rich Fountain, Jackie McCoy and her husband Jim, Janet Farris and her husband Nick, and Mary Kempker and her husband Nathan all of Jefferson City; mother-in-law, Geneieve Janson of Lexington, SC; two sisters-in-law, Judy Whisenand and her husband Ernest of Higbee and Barbara Stewart and her husband Carl of Sapulpa, OK; one brother-in-law, Thomas Janson and his wife Brenda of Lexington, SC, and many nieces, nephews and friends.

In addition to her father, Margie is preceded in death by her father-in-law, Eric Janson.

Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. on Monday, February 2, 2015, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Rich Fountain.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, February 2, 2015, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Rich Fountain with Fr. Augustine Okoli as the Celebrant.

In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to Sacred Heart Catholic Church or School.

Arrangements are under the direction of Morton Chapel, Linn, Missouri (897-2214)

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I am so sorry to hear of Margie's passing. I worked with her for over 20 of those years at Boone county DFS. She was one of the most humble people I have every known. Extremely competent and reliable but never comfortale with recognition that brought attention to how great she was. I picture her in her work station with a sweet smile surrounded by photos of her family and children's art work. Bless you.

marta j halter Feb 2 2015 12:00 AM

I worked with Marjie at Tiger Place. She was a wonderful, kind and caring person. Her residents loved her. We will miss her. Our prayers go out to her family.

Mary Fuemmeler Feb 1 2015 12:00 AM

Donna Wheeler Jan 31 2015 12:00 AM

Margie was a special person and friend. So sweet, kind and generous. I will greatly miss my friend. Our hearts go out to you Jim and your family.

Charma & Bill Farris Jan 31 2015 12:00 AM

Margie was a wonderful sister in-law, so positive all the time, our hearts are heavy.

Tom and Brenda Janson Jan 30 2015 12:00 AM

Jim and family I am so sorry. Margie was a wonderful person, always a joy to be around. Margie was very kind. Loved you so much. She will be missed.

Mary Tucker Jan 30 2015 12:00 AM

I am so sorry for your loss. Your family is in my prayers

Heather Rhodes Jan 30 2015 12:00 AM

Our deepest heartfelt sympathy to each of you for your loss. Margie will be missed dearly by so many. May your cherished memories and strength from each other give you comfort during this difficult time.

Kevin & Lisa (Grellner) Fincher Jan 29 2015 12:00 AM