Ivan Dale Janke
Published on -10/22/2012, 10:07 AM
Ivan Dale Janke, 56, McCracken, died Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012, at his home in rural McCracken.
He was born Jan. 20, 1956, to Alvin and Ruth (Moore) Janke.
He was a 1974 graduate of McCracken High School and attended Fort Hays State University.
He married Peggy Stude on Oct. 7, 1978, in Larned. He raised cattle and operated the family farm near McCracken. He was the assistant fire chief for the McCracken Volunteer Fire Department, president of the McCracken Rural Water District and volunteered for the annual McCracken Rodeo.
Survivors include his wife, of the home; two sons, Landon Janke and Jordan Janke, both of McCracken; a daughter, Megan Janke, Buhler; and a sister, Margaret Allen, Arkansas.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Messiah Lutheran Church, Hays; burial in McCracken Cemetery.
Visitation will be until 9 p.m. Monday and from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday, with family present from 7 to 8 p.m., both at Fitzgerald Funeral Home, Ness City.
Memorials are suggested to McCracken Volunteer Fire Department in care of the funeral home.
Condolences can be left for the family at www.fitzgeraldfuneral.com.