In loving memory of

Herma Jansen
September 21, 1930 - June 10, 2022

MUSCATINE, Iowa -Herma Jansen, 91, of Muscatine, passed away on Friday, June 10, 2022, at Muscatine UnityPoint Hospital.

A private family service will be at a later date. The Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. In Lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Susan B. Komen for the cure. Online condolences may be made at

Herma was born on September 21, 1930, in Hazard, Kentucky, the daughter of Elijah and Martha Dobbs Robinson. She married Robert D. Jansen on August 4, 1950, in Indianapolis, Indiana. He preceded her in death in 2016.

Herma was a homemaker and enjoyed gardening. She belonged to the Muscatine Community Y. She liked swimming, especially water aerobics. Herma loved her family and cherished seeing her husband full of joy.

She will be deeply missed by her daughters, Jan Lindle and her husband Richard, Karen Weggen of Texas, and Sharen Ingram and her husband, Wayne, of Peoria; grandchildren, Michelle Fields and her husband, Mike, Melissa Weggen, Miranda Aberg and her husband, James, Rebecca Weggen, and Samuel Ingram and his wife, Emma; and 12 great grandchildren.

Herma was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Robert; her son in law, Michael Weggen; and eight brothers and sisters.


Phyllis Kurz wrote on Jun 21, 2022:

"Karen, Sharen, and Jan, You have our deepest sympathy in the loss of your mother. She was a very sweet lady. May God comfort you all in this time of grief. Glen and Phyllis Kurz"

Leona and Sepp Fortenbacher wrote on Jun 21, 2022:

"Karen, Sharen, Jan... Sepp and I wish to send you condolences!! We loved both your parents .. its sad to know they are gone. We have wonderful memories of these two "cool" neighbors and of many evenings spent together in the back yard. They were great and will be missed. Hugs to all of you and your families.? Sepp & Leona Fortenbacher"

Mel Steckel wrote on Jun 17, 2022:

"Herma was such a sweet & cheery person. I so enjoyed her company when she came to the Y! Prayers to the family."