Obituary: JANZEN, GENEVIEVE SHERIFF

Published: Saturday, Aug. 30 2014 11:25 p.m. MDT

Genevieve Sheriff Janzen"Jennie-Jan"Jennie passed away January 6, 2012 of complications arising from an auto accident. Her life could be summed up by her devotion to God, family (especially her grandchildren which she loved "from eternity and back"), and her friends. She will be especially remembered for her compassionate service to others and being the "Tootsie Roll" grandma.Jennie was born August 15, 1935, in Fillmore, Utah to Marvin L. Sheriff and Meredith M. Erickson Sheriff, who preceded her in death. She is survived by her husband, Frederick V. Janzen; sister, Catherine Sheriff; children Steven Fowler, David Fowler, Matthew (Paige), Darin (Melinda), and Brian (Rebekah); step-child Wayne (Cheryl); grandchildren Daniel, Ashley, Benjamin, Sarah, Samuel, Andrew, Kyle, Jonathan, Joshua, and Jacob; and step-grandchildren Nick (Mandi), Pete (Danielle), Alex, and Tori.Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 14, 2012 at 11:00 a.m., at the Hyland Lake Ward, 981 E Revere Circle (5550 S). Family and friends may visit Friday evening from 6-8 p.m. at Larkin Sunset Gardens, 1950 East 10600 South, and Saturday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. prior to the service at the ward. Interment: Larkin Sunset Gardens Cemetery.She was an active member of the LDS church and devoted to serving God and her fellow neighbor. Recently she and her husband were preparing to serve an LDS mission but she was called to serve elsewhere. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the LDS General Missionary or Humanitarian Funds, 50 E North Temple, SLC, UT 84150.