Janet Elsner

November 9, 2021


Janet Elsner, age 82, of Glen Ellyn, formerly of Lombard, passed away on November 9.

She was the beloved wife of 57 years of Hans, loving mom of Dave (Suzanne) of North Aurora, and Amy (Don) Erickson of Glen Ellyn, and caring grandmother of Avery, Ella, and Olivia.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Edward Otto and Victoria Bredenbeck, as well as her brother, John.

Jan grew up in Maywood and attended Proviso High School.  After attending college, Jan worked at IBM and at Kemper Insurance (where she met Hans). 

Jan was a homemaker, who enjoyed gardening, playing canasta, and spending time outdoors.  She was a puzzle enthusiast. 

Jan was active at the First United Methodist Church for many years, where she was a member of the United Methodist Women’s Circle and the Third Saturday Group.

Jan had a keen sense of humor and loved spending time with family and friends. 

A Funeral Service to honor Jan’s life will be held on Sunday, November 21 at 1:30 P.M., at the First United Methodist Church of Lombard, 155 S. Main St., Lombard.  Visiting with the family will follow at the church.  Masks are required at the church.

Arrangements by Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main Street, Lombard.  Info or call 888-629-0094.

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Funeral Service
November 21, 2021

1:30 PM
First United Methodist Church
155 S. Main St.
Lombard, IL 60148

Private Interment

Ridgewood Cemetery
9900 North Milwaukee Avenue
Des Plaines, IL 60016

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