Linda Janacek, 70, Phillips

Linda L. Janacek, age 70, of Phillips, died on Wednesday June 3, 2020.  She was born on April 26, 1950 in Phillips, the daughter of Henry and Beulah (Stendlund) Ringersma.  Linda was a graduate of the Phillips High School.  On September 20, 1969 she married Thomas R. Marsh and had a daughter and two sons.  Thomas preceded her in death in 1977.  Linda then married James Janacek on June 9, 1979 and had two more sons.  James also preceded her in death in 2012.   She was a homemaker while raising her five children and later worked for the Skyline Hotel and the Phillips Bee.  Linda didn’t have a lot of hobbies, but enjoyed being with her family and friends, shooting pool and playing darts.


She is survived by:


Tom (Brenda) Marsh of Phillips

Sherry (Bill) Brunkow of Park Falls

Scott (Liz) Marsh of Shawano

Ed (Stacey) Janacek of Phillips

Al (Amanda) Janacek of Kennan

(15)grandchildren, (1)great-granddaughter

(6)brothers and sisters:

Barb (Kent) England of Evansville

Grace Olson of Appleton

Duane (Sharon) Ringersma of Phillips

Danny (Char) Ringersma of Phillips

Debbie (John) Stirmel of Park Falls

Don “Roper” (Debbie) Ringersma of Phillips

And many nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Thomas, her former husband Jim Janacek, her infant grandson Kyle Marsh, her infant great-granddaughter Sienna, and (3)sisters: Joan Ringersma, Phyllis Catchpole, and Gloria Baran.


A prayer service will be held at 4:00pm on Saturday June 13, 2020 at VFW Post in Phillips.  A visitation will be held from 3:00pm until the hour of the service.


Interment will take place at a later date at St. Patrick Cemetery in Phillips.


Birch Street Funeral Service in Park Falls is assisting the family.