Visitation, funeral arrangements announced for former Randolph Co. Judge David Jansen

Former Randolph County Judge David Jansen has died.
Former Randolph County Judge David Jansen has died.(KAIT)
Published: May. 19, 2022 at 10:54 AM CDT|Updated: May. 20, 2022 at 12:40 PM CDT
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RANDOLPH COUNTY, Ark. (KAIT) - Former Randolph County Judge David Jansen has died.

Jansen, who retired in 2021, served the county for 16 years.

At the time of his retirement, Jansen said he loved his job but he had cancer.

Sheriff Kevin Bell told Region 8 News that Jansen died Wednesday afternoon.

According to his obituary, Jansen served two years on the Randolph County Quorum Court followed by 16 years as the county judge.

Visitation will be held Saturday, May 21, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Hope Gardens Funeral Home, 2803 Hwy. 67 South in Pocahontas. A short memorial will begin at 4 p.m. followed by a rosary. Jansen’s funeral will begin immediately after the rosary. Burial will follow in Nelson Cemetery in Reyno.

Hope Gardens Funeral Home is in charge of Jansen’s arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Eddie Mae Herron Center and Museum in Pocahontas.

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