Patricia Ann Jansing, of Waco, passed away Friday, May 24, 2019. Funeral Mass will be 10:00 am Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at St. Louis Catholic Church with Father Cyril Ejaidu officiating. Burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery. Visitation will be 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at Oakcrest Funeral Home with the Rosary at 7:00 pm.
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Pat was born in Harvey, Illinois to Theodore M. and Mary Kathleen Coss on July 26, 1928. During her childhood her family lived in several states making their home in southern California when she was a teenager She met the love of her life Jerry Jansing while he was stationed in San Diego during World War II. Pat and Jerry married in Westphalia, Texas on October 17, 1949. They started their family in San Antonio, Texas and then made their home in Waco, Texas in 1953.
Pat was devoted to caring for her family and loved bringing friends and family together. Sunday pot roast lunch, Saturday pancakes, cherry pies and sand tarts are family favorites that will always be remembered. She was a volunteer with the Providence Auxiliary, a member of the Catholic study club, and a member of the Bereavement Committee at St. Louis Catholic Church.
Pat is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Jerry; her son, David; her brother, Ted Coss, and sister, Penny Gilliam.
She is survived by sister Mary Lou Iman of Montrose, California; her children Butch Jansing of Waco; Joanne Jaster and husband, Billy of Waco; Kathleen Allison and husband, Randy of Conroe; Harold Jansing and wife, Raylynn of Ft. Worth; John Jansing of Waco; Michael Jansing and wife, Shirley of Waco; and 14 grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be her grandsons: Bob Ross, David Ross, Trey Jansing, Clay Allison, Andrew Jansing, Scott Jansing, and Jacob Jansing.
Memorials may be made to St. Louis Catholic Church, Reicher Catholic High School, and Pro-Life Waco.
The family wishes to thank Oakcrest Funeral Home, Providence Hospice and the staff on the 1st and 4th Floors at St. Catherine’s for caring for our mother as if she was your own. The family is grateful for all the love and prayers that have been extended and we ask that you pray to live a life like Pat -making faith, family and friends your priority.