Janice M. Schaeffer, 83, Jasper

Janice M. Schaeffer, 83, of Jasper, passed away at 8:58 a.m. on Friday, December 10, 2021, in Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper. 

Janice was born in Jasper on August 30, 1939, to Alphonse and Veronica (Hopf) Henke. 

She married Dennis Schaeffer on November 24, 1960, and he preceded her in death on March 1, 2016.   

She was a 1956 graduate of Jasper High School. 

Janice worked in the office at Inwood for several years. 

She was a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church and the St. Ann’s Society. 

She loved going to auctions and flea markets. 

She is survived by two sisters, Marilee Henke of Evansville and Luanna Flora of Evansville; two brothers, Allen Henke of Jasper and James (Carol) Henke of Vincennes. 

A Mass of Christian Burial for Janice M. Schaeffer will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, December 16, 2021, in St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Jasper, Indiana, with burial to follow in Fairview Cemetery in Jasper. 

There will be no visitation. 

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph’s Catholic Church Building Fund or to a favorite charity. 

Online condolences may be made at www.becherkluesner.com


  1. So sorry for your loss of Janice. She and Dennis lived across the road from us when they were first married. They were such a nice couple.

  2. Deepest sympathy to Janice’s family. She was a neighbor and friend for many years. Rest in peace.

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