James Jansen, 70 of Aztec, New Mexico passed away on September 12, 2021, in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
James was born on December 8, 1950, in Evergreen Park, Illinois to Jesse James Jansen and Virginia Ruth Arche. James graduated from Paramount High School. Later he went on to work for Worldpac Auto Parts for 16 years. He had previously worked for Repro Auto parts where he would be awarded Employee of the Year. James was also a Veteran, serving in the Marine Corp.
James and Cheryl (Wife) loved going to different thrift stores to see what they could find.
James is preceded in death by his parents, Jesse Jansen and Virginia Ruth Herbert, sister Lillian Carol (Archer) Durham and grandparents Albert and Eva Archer.
James is survived by his wife, Cheryl Jansen, son James Jansen II, daughters Tara Jennings and Toni Jansen and sister Janis J. Ruiz and grandchildren Billy, Megan, Gabriel Jennings, Jeremiah Dasher, Joseph, Joshua, Jayden, Jazmine Ortiz, Kaitlyn, Alexia, Mariah, James III, Jesse Kyle Jensen, Nolan, Mason Phelps.
No services will be held at this time. Memorials/Donations can be made to: Cheryl Jansen to help with final expenses and medical bills.