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In Memory of

Robert E. Janes

March 21, 1924 - July 20, 2012

Obituary


Robert E. Janes, age 88, passed away on July 20, 2012. Loving husband of Cecilia (née VanDamme). Devoted father of Victoria (Kim) Siegfried, Dale (Cathy) Janes and the late Dennis (Mary) Janes. Step-father of Sandra (Darrell) Simon, Gordon (Jill) VanDamme, Carol Winnerstrom and the late Sharon VanDamme. Brother of Jacqueline Fields, the late Evelyn Robins and the late Paul Janes. Survived by many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Robert was a WWII veteran and a POW survivor of Stalag 7A in Moosburg, Germany. Bob graduated from De La Salle High School and the University of...

Robert E. Janes, age 88, passed away on July 20, 2012. Loving husband of Cecilia (née VanDamme). Devoted father of Victoria (Kim) Siegfried, Dale (Cathy) Janes and the late Dennis (Mary) Janes. Step-father of Sandra (Darrell) Simon, Gordon (Jill) VanDamme, Carol Winnerstrom and the late Sharon VanDamme. Brother of Jacqueline Fields, the late Evelyn Robins and the late Paul Janes. Survived by many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Robert was a WWII veteran and a POW survivor of Stalag 7A in Moosburg, Germany. Bob graduated from De La Salle High School and the University of Detroit with a degree in accounting and later earned his CPA. He was the Finance Director for the City of St. Clair Shores for 25 years and later worked for Macomb County. Visitation Monday, July 23, from 3 - 8 pm at Kaul Funeral Home, 28433 Jefferson Ave., St. Clair Shores. Bob will lie in-state Tuesday from 11 am until time of Mass, 11:30 am, at Our Lady of Hope - St. Gertrude Campus, 28837 Jefferson Ave., St. Clair Shores. Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 225 N Michigan Ave., 17th Floor, Chicago, IL 60601 or alz.org.