Corey Alan Janzen
On Monday, July 15, 2019, Corey Alan Janzen, loving son, brother, uncle, fiancée, father-figure, and friend to all, passed away at age 31 in Omaha, Nebraska. He was born in Lincoln Nebraska and raised on a farm in rural Beatrice. Corey attended high school at Diller-Odell and proudly graduated in 2006. Corey was notoriously known for his passion on the football field. Any spectator watching Corey play ball or teammate that had the honor of playing alongside Corey could attest to his devoted leadership and whole-hearted dedication to the game. Corey had a passion for the outdoors and loved spending every moment he could outside. But most of all Corey had an innate ability of making everyone feel comfortable, happy, and most of all - loved.
Survivors include his father, Ronald Janzen of Wymore; his mother, Sharon Janzen of Happy Valley, OR; fiancée, Alicia Martinez of Omaha; children, Aundrea and Alex; sister, Amy (Walter) O'Dell of Portland, OR; brother, Jason (Ashley) Janzen of Council Bluffs, IA; grandmother, Laura Franz of Beatrice; one nephew, Grady and two nieces, Jocelyn and Ainsley. He was preceded in death by an infant sister, Brenda; grandfather, Ted Janzen and grandparents, LeRoy and Rosie Pribyl.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, July 20, 2019 at 10:30 A.M. at First Mennonite Church of rural Beatrice with Rev. Brett Klingenberg officiating. Burial will be in the First Mennonite Cemetery of rural Beatrice. In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established. The family will meet and greet friends on Friday from 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. at Fox Funeral Home in Beatrice with a celebration of life to follow at Classics Bar and Grill immediately following this gathering time. www.foxfuneralhome.net Fox Funeral Home of Beatrice in charge of arrangements