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John "Jack" Edward Janss passed away March 14, 2007, surrounded by his family, in Park City, after a battle with esophageal cancer.

Jack was born in Boone, Iowa, to Helen and Herman Janss. He earned degrees from University of Iowa and Cornell University and served as a medical laboratory technical in the U.S. Army in Germany from 1953 to 1955. He was an executive with American Hospital Supplies for more than 30 years and retired as an executive with Abbott Laboratories.

Jack is survived by his beloved wife Cheri; his five daughters and their husbands: Stacey and Ronnie Carroll, Karen and Garry Anderson, Cathy and Frank Mandarino, Lori and Jim Olenik and Janet and Randy Gregory; and nine grandchildren: John, Danielle, Samantha, Frank Jr., Eric, Lindsay, Tiffany, Mitchell and Matthew.

A memorial service will be held at a future date.

The family would like to express their appreciation to the staff of the Alpine Hospice in Heber City for the care that was given to Jack. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Alpine Hospice, P.O. Box 65780, Salt Lake City, Utah 84165-0788.

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