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ASH Mary Anne

Female 1953 - 2008  (54 years)


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  • Name ASH Mary Anne 
    Born 14 Oct 1953  Sedalia, Pettis Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Died 21 Jul 2008  Indianpolis, Marion, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    • Mary Anne Jansen, 54, passed peacefully into Heaven in the early hours of Monday, July 21, 2008, after a 15-month-long battle with brain cancer. She was a resident of Greenwood.

      She was born to Robert J. and Beatrice L. Ash on Oct. 14, 1953, in Sedalia, Mo. Mary Anne graduated from North Central High School in 1971. She earned a degree in nursing from Indiana University in 1973. She and her husband, Paul, were married in 1974 and settled in the Center Grove area in Johnson County, where they raised their three children.

      Mary Anne began her career at Methodist Hospital, working as a registered nurse in the cardiovascular unit and later in the oncology department. Following the birth of her children, she worked at Community Hospital South in the progressive care unit before leaving nursing to devote her full attention to her family.

      She was active in her community and poured her considerable talents into the lives of her children - first at Maple Grove Elementary as president of the PTO and a Girl Scout leader and then at Center Grove High School, where her contributions to the choral and theater departments touched the lives of countless others.

      A motherly figure to many, Mary Anne was often referred to as "Mama J" by the members of Center Grove's award-winning show choirs, Debtones and Sound System. Along with her husband, Paul, Mary Anne served the choral department in various capacities, including as president of the Center Grove Choir Parents Organization.

      She was beloved and admired for her creativity and for her tireless commitment to the program and the students she served (as well as for her ability to affix rhinestones and sequins to any surface). She loved to garden, sew, cook and e
    Buried Greenwood, Johnson, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Address:
    Mount Pleasant Cemetery 
    Notes 

    • Mary Anne Jansen, 54, passed peacefully into Heaven in the early hours of Monday, July 21, 2008, after a 15-month-long battle with brain cancer. She was a resident of Greenwood.

      She was born to Robert J. and Beatrice L. Ash on Oct. 14, 1953, in Sedalia, Mo. Mary Anne graduated from North Central High School in 1971. She earned a degree in nursing from Indiana University in 1973. She and her husband, Paul, were married in 1974 and settled in the Center Grove area in Johnson County, where they raised their three children.

      Mary Anne began her career at Methodist Hospital, working as a registered nurse in the cardiovascular unit and later in the oncology department. Following the birth of her children, she worked at Community Hospital South in the progressive care unit before leaving nursing to devote her full attention to her family.

      She was active in her community and poured her considerable talents into the lives of her children - first at Maple Grove Elementary as president of the PTO and a Girl Scout leader and then at Center Grove High School, where her contributions to the choral and theater departments touched the lives of countless others.

      A motherly figure to many, Mary Anne was often referred to as "Mama J" by the members of Center Grove's award-winning show choirs, Debtones and Sound System. Along with her husband, Paul, Mary Anne served the choral department in various capacities, including as president of the Center Grove Choir Parents Organization.

      She was beloved and admired for her creativity and for her tireless commitment to the program and the students she served (as well as for her ability to affix rhinestones and sequins to any surface). She loved to garden, sew, cook and entertain family and friends at every opportunity.

      She is survived by her husband, Dr. Paul T. Jansen; three children, Jennifer L. Jansen, John P. (Shannon) Jansen and Julie A. Jansen; her parents, Bob and Betty Ash of Greenwood; two sisters, Nancy (Kay) Ash-Shofner of Denver and Carol (Joe) Ash Egan of West Lafayette; her father-in-law, Ralph J. Jansen of Greenwood; a sister-in-law, Mary Ann (Rick) Arnold; five brothers-in-law, R. Joseph (Jill) Jansen, David L. (Ann) Jansen, James M. (Beth) Jansen, John F. (Susan) Jansen and Gerald E. (Barbara) Jansen; 19 nieces and nephews; and four great-nieces and great-nephews.




    Person ID I856  Ash
    Last Modified 10 Jun 2017 

    Father ASH Robert Joseph,   b. 14 Sep 1926, St. Louis, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 May 2014, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Mother Living,   b. 6 Dec 1927 
    Married 14 Feb 1950  Sedalia, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    St. Patrick's Catholic Church 
    Family ID F5  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Living 
    Married 10 Aug 1974  Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 26 Jul 2017 
    Family ID F239  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S406] Funeral Card-Mary anne Ash Jansen, Funeral Card-Mary Anne Ash Jansen.

    2. [S406] Funeral Card-Mary anne Ash Jansen, Mary Anne Jansen.

    3. [S406] Funeral Card-Mary anne Ash Jansen.

    4. [S401] Find A Grave, Internet; 2017; Mary Anne Ash Jansen: Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Greenwood, Johnson County, Indiana.