Janice Adell Zabel

Date of Death: Apr 12, 2015
Janice Adell Zabel
[highlight_text]1941-2015[/highlight_text] Janice Adell Zabel, 73, of Waupun, died Sunday, April 12, 2015 at Hospice Home of Hope in Fond du Lac.


[leftcolumn] 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.


[rightcolumn] [highlight_text] Visitation: [/highlight_text] Friends and relatives may call on the family on Monday at the church from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service.

[rightcolumn] [highlight_text] Services: [/highlight_text] 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.

[rightcolumn] [highlight_text] Burial: [/highlight_text] Burial will follow at Riverside Memorial Park in Fox Lake.



  1. Tina Heavener, CNA Says: April 13, 2015 at 6:24 pm

    Bob and family, Thoughts and prayers are with you during this time. It was a pleasure to be part of Janice’s life. She will be greatly missed. May many of the happy moments I’m sure you have of her fill your heart. Thinking of her and and Pat together again makes me smile. I know some day she will be waiting for me with apple pie 🙂

  2. Daryl - Terry. Hoefs Says: April 15, 2015 at 4:51 am

    Janice is now resting peacefully in heaven . She will be missed by family and all the great things she enjoyed including making huge family meals which where great and delicious. Love Daryl and Terry and our family.

  3. Tina Swain Says: April 15, 2015 at 10:08 am

    Ed, I so sorry to hear this news. Cancer is such a strong disease to fight. I didn’t know your sister but if she is anything like you, I am sure I am sure I would have liked her.

  4. Pamela & Jeff Coy Says: April 15, 2015 at 12:19 pm

    So Sorry for your loss
    May She Now Rest in Peace

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