Rossville-Jan Marie “Jamboree” Dannefer, 67, passed away, Monday, January 27, 2020, at Stormont Vail Hospital in Topeka.
She was born on August 30, 1952, at Topeka, the daughter of Orville and Jacqueline Lloyd Strimple. Jan grew up in the Rossville community and graduated from Rossville High School in 1970. She attended Kaw Valley Technical School in Topeka, where she studied Medical Transcription.
Jan worked in the medical transcription pool at Stormont Vail Hospital. After the birth of her children, she became a stay at home mom and was a daycare provider. She was a member of the Rossville Christian Church and the Rossville Community Library Book Club..
Jan was preceded in death by her parents, Orville and Jackie, three nephews, Baby Boy Nadeau, Jordan Nadeau, and Michael Dannefer.
Daryl Dannefer and Jan Strimple were united in marriage on a cold and windy morning on November 17, 1973, at the Dannefer Farm. He survives of the home.
Other family members that are left to cherish her memory are her son, Eric (Mel) Dannefer, Abilene; her daughter, Amanda (Krishna) Khemraj, Olathe; sister, Gay (David) Nadeau, Rossville; grandchildren, Maezee and Grandin Khemraj, Naomi, Claira, and Hope Dannefer.
Funeral services will be at 10:00 A.M. Saturday, February 1, 2020, at the Rossville Christian Church. Interment will be in the Rossville Cemetery. Jan will lie in state, and the family will receive friends from 5:00 until 7:00 P.M. Friday, January 31, 2020, at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to the Rossville Christian Church and sent in care of Piper Funeral Home, 714 Maple Street, St. Marys, Kansas 66536. To read a full obituary or leave online condolences, please go to www.piperfuneralhome.com.
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