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Jokisch-Messig, Janet R. (nee Wolken)

Janet (Jan) Jokisch-Messig passed away on March 8, 2022, at the age of 84.

Janet was born on August 30, 1937, and is the beloved wife of the late Charles E. Jokisch Jr. and Francis ‘’Bud’’ Messig; loving mother of Jeane (Frank) Kuensting, Judy Coleman and Charles (Tracy) Jokisch III; adoring grandmother of Jacqueline (Mike) Beyer, Joe (fiancée Sydney) Kuensting, Jessica and Brendan (Anna) Coleman, Jonathan Kuensting, Lexy and Zac Jokisch; cherished great-grandmother of 2; dear daughter of the late Joseph B. and Sophie N. Wolken; dear sister of Joseph (Jane) Wolken; our dearest sister-in-law, aunt, great-aunt, cousin and friend to many.

Visitation: Sunday, March 13, from 4-8 p.m. at Kutis Affton Chapel, 10151 Gravois, and Monday, March 14, from 9-10 a.m. at Immaculate Heart of Mary, 8 Hwy D, New Melle, MO 63365.
Funeral: Monday, March 14, at 10 a.m., immediately following visitation at Immaculate Heart of Mary. 
Interment: Sts. Peter and Paul Cemetery.
Memorials: In lieu of flowers, contributions to BJC Hospice are appreciated.