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Melbern E. Jannett

April 27, 1934 ~ August 14, 2023 (age 89) 89 Years Old


Melbern Jannett, age 89 of Carlyle, passed away at Carlyle Healthcare and Senior Living on August 14, 2023.

Mr. Jannett was born on April 27, 1934, in Carlyle, Illinois to the late Vernon and Pearl (Thornman) Jannett.

Melbern loved to travel and adored his furry friend, Andy. He was also a devout Catholic and a member of St. Mary’s Church in Carlyle. Melbern worked as a chemist for many years at Griesedieck Brothers Brewery, and later at Anheuser Busch.

Melbern is survived by his nephews, Randy, David, and Darrell Hardekopf; his close friends and caretakers, Curly and Janis Seiffert; his cousins, Claudia and Don Albers and family, and Ruth and Paul Thoms and family.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his brother, Jerry Jannett; and his sister, Dixie Hardekopf.

A Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 A.M. on Friday, August 18, 2023, at St. Mary’s Church in Carlyle, with Fr. George Mauck, presiding.  Interment will follow at Carlyle Township Cemetery.  Visitation will be held at St. Mary’s Church on Friday morning from 10:00 – 11:00 A.M.  Expressions of sympathy in memory of Mr. Jannett are suggested to St. Mary’s Church for interior renovations, or to the Clinton County Humane Society.  Donations will be received through Zieren Funeral Home, 1111 Clinton Street, Carlyle, IL 62231.

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August 18, 2023

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
St. Mary's Church
1171 Jefferson St.
Carlyle, IL 62231

Mass of Christian Burial
August 18, 2023

11:00 AM
St. Mary's Church
1171 Jefferson St.
Carlyle, IL 62231


St. Mary's Church Building Fund
Carlyle IL 62231

Clinton County Humane Society
1301 Apple Lane, Breese IL 62230


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