November 9, 1931 – November 24, 2018
Martin Jannise, 87, of Highlands, Texas passed on November 24, 2018. He was born November 9, 1931 in China, Texas to the union of his parents the late Leo and Ada Jannise. Martin is preceded in death by his parents and brother, L.J. Jannise; sister, Mary Jean Barron and grandson, Jimmy Wayne Jannise Martin enjoyed gardening, welding and cooking. He thoroughly enjoyed taking care of his wife and having family time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was well known for making a big ole pot of chicken and sausage gumbo. Martin was also an avid church goer and member of more than 70 plus years to the St. Jude Thaddeus Catholic Church in Highlands, Texas. He survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Frances Jannise; sisters, Georgia Marie Bilnoski and Gracie Forrest; brother, Nelson (Eva) Jannise; children, Martin (Patricia) Jannise, Carol (Ronald) Silliman, Don Jannise and Donna (Daniel) Machala; Grandchildren, Tina Dowdell, Daniel Jannise, Laura Case, Justin Machala, Jessie Machala, Jake Machala and Megan Machala. He had numerous great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Serving as pallbearers, Daniel Jannise, Dalton Dowdell, Travis Alexander, Brandon Weaver, Kenneth Forrest and Terry Barron.
- Daniel Jannise
- Dalton Dowdell
- Travis Alexander
- Brandon Weaver
- Kenneth Forest
- Terry Barron
- Visitation Wednesday, November 28, 2018
- Funeral Service Thursday, November 29, 2018
- Burial Thursday, November 29, 2018
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December 10, 2018
My father was the best dad I could ever have dreamed of having. He was an awesome husband to my mother great provider for the family and loved his family. I can't pick just one story to tell because there are so many but know this he will be greatly missed and I'm proud to be his son.
I love you Daddy !!!!!!!
Bill & Debbie Westerman
December 5, 2018
Our thoughts and prayers for your family at this hard time.
November 27, 2018
I would like to let you know that you are in my prayers and May God give you strength to get through the this hard time.
We love you
Todd and Velda Jannise