Norman J. Janisse, 90
July 22, 1924 -- Dec. 14, 2014

Norman J JanisseNorman J. Janisse, of Grafton, passed away on Dec. 14, 2014, at Cedar Lake Home in West Bend at the age of 90 years.

Norman was born in Oostburg on July 22, 1924, the son of Edward and Delia (nee Westerbeke) Janisse. They preceded him in death.

Norman served in the United States Navy, and later graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He worked for Johnson Controls for over 40 years as an electrical engineer. Norman resided in Grafton most of his life, and was a former member of St. Paul Lutheran Church.

Norman was an avid hunter.

He also loved woodworking and carpentry.

Norman is survived by his wife, Carolyn (nee Malone); children: Dennis (Sharon) Janisse, Crystal (Bill) Bliese, Nicole Krutke and Jae (Vince) Schwartz; grandchildren, Erick, Jeremy, Jodi, Heather, Holly, James, Jake, Shelby and Alex; great-grandchildren: Sebastian, Brody, Eden, Skylar, Ryan, Bailey, Halie, Drake, Alex and Andy; and sister, Dorothy (Wayne) Ruesink. Norman is further survived by other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Bettie E. (nee Simons) Janisse. Private family services were held. Memorials to Cedar Lake Home are appreciated. Online condolences may be sent by visiting