David R Janke

Born: Sat., Nov. 8, 1952
Died: Sun., Jan. 12, 2020

Funeral Service


3:00 PM to 6:00 PM, Thu., Jan. 16, 2020
Location: Greenfield Baptist Church

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David R. Janke Sr., age 67, of Erie, passed away on
Sunday, January 12, 2020, at St. Vincent Hospital in
He was born in Erie, on November 8, 1952, the son of
the late Chester Arthur and Irene
Elizabeth (Everett) Janke.
David graduated from Academy
High School and worked as a
self-employed construction worker
for much of his life. He enjoyed
card games, such as euchre, and
also the casino.
David was preceded in death by
his wife, Linda (Wybiral) Janke;
grandson, Jacob Strain; brother,
Arthur (Gus) Janke; and sister, Joyce Dolph.
He is survived by his children, Richard Wybiral
(Dawn), Wendy (Janke) Strain, Wayne Sommers
(Andrea), Sean Janke (Rena), and David Janke
(Danielle); sisters, Joan Parks (Mike), Janet Ames
(Larry), Jean Bliel (Ken), and Judy Hewett (Don);
sisters-in-law, Judith Janke and Sharon Hall (Mike);
brother-in-law, Gary Dolph; as well as several
grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and
nephews; his dog, Winnie; and his card friends and
euchre family.
Friends may call at the Greenfield Baptist Church,
9028 Williams Rd., North East, on Thursday from
3 p.m. until the time of a funeral service at 6 p.m.
Officiating the service will be Rev. Dan Cass.
Memorials may be made to the family in care of the
funeral home.

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Rhea Manning
   Posted Tue January 21, 2020
Dear Wendy, I was so sorry to read of your dad’s passing, especially so soon after losing Jake! I used to wait on your dad at the credit union but never made the connection between you! Sending hugs and prayers for you and Logan and wishes for a better 2020! My deepest sympathies for you strong ladies and God Bless!


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