|Shannon Marie Jansen, 33, of Monmouth, died 1:45 P.M. Sunday, July 24, 2011 in rural Warren County.
She was born October 17, 1977 in Hinsdale, Illinois the daughter of Kenneth A. and Donna L. (Buster) Krystosek. She was raised and educated in Westmont, Illinois and graduated from Westmont High School in 1995.
Shannon married Shawn Anderson. She later married Tjay Jansen in 2008 in Galesburg. She had worked as a newscaster for WGIL Radio in Galesburg and currently had worked at OSF St. Mary Medical Center, Galesburg in the Marketing Department. She enjoyed photography and loved her animals. She was involved with the Knox County United Way and Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Knox County of which she has been a sponsor of a little brother for 12 years.
She was a member of the First Christian Church of Monmouth.
Her family includes her parents, William and Donna Baker of Cameron, her father, Kenneth Krystosek, 3 step-brothers, William J. Baker of Westmont, IL and Donald J. (Michele) Baker and Daniel L. (Marcela) Baker both of Downers Grove, IL, her Maternal Grandparents, Donald and Mary Lou Buster of Ft. Myers, FL, two uncles Rex (Darlene) Buster of Westmont and Rodney Buster of Ft. Myers, FL and three aunts, Rox Ann Buster of Ft. Myers, FL, Dlores Wells of Phoenix, AZ and Dorothy Hitzke of London, Arkansas, along with nieces, nephews and cousins.
Her paternal grandparents preceded her in death.
Cremation has been accorded. A memorial service will be 11:00 A.M. Monday, August 8, 2011 at the First Christian Church in Monmouth with Rev. James Epperson. No visitation hours are planned. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be left for the Knox County United Way or Big Brother and Big Sisters of Knox County. Hoover-Hall Memorial Chapel, Monmouth is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may left at hooverhall.com.
(Shannon Jansen. Submitted photo.)