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Janice Adell Zabel

d. April 12, 2015

Janice Adell Zabel, 73, of Waupun, died Sunday, April 12, 2015 at Hospice Home of Hope in Fond du Lac.

Janice was born July 10, 1941 in Beaver Dam, the daughter of the late Lester and Ruby Jahn Hoefs. On December 3, 1960 she married Robert Zabel at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Fox Lake. The couple lived in Waupun most of their married lives. Janice worked at various restaurants in the Waupun area, and also worked at the Waupun Piggly Wiggly for 15 years. She was a member of the Zion Lutheran Church in Fairwater.

Janice is survived by her husband, Robert; a son, Brian Zabel of Appleton; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; two sisters, Darlene (special friend, Doug) Breese of Arizona and Marjory (Larry) Moll of Dalton, WI; five brothers: David (Rose) Hoefs of Coloma, WI, Daryl (Terry) Hoefs of Waupun, Robert (Marilyn) Hoefs of Burnett, Edwin (Wendy) Hoefs of Arizona, and Richard (Valerie) Hoefs of Reedsburg, WI.

Janice was preceded in death by her parents; and a daughter, Lori Zabel who died in 2006.


Friends and relatives may call on the family on Monday at the church from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service.


Funeral services for Janice Zabel will be held Monday, April 20, 2015 at 11:30 a.m. at Zion Lutheran Church in Fairwater with Pastor Shari Routh officiating.


Burial will follow at Riverside Memorial Park in Fox Lake.

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