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Jake Jannsen's childhood handprints and a loving note are memories Rich Jannsen, Jake's dad, keeps on his arm. (Berl Tiskus/Leader)

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Building Jake’s Farm: Janssen family creates a legacy for their son
April 11, 2024 midnight

Building Jake’s Farm: Janssen family creates a legacy for their son

Mark your calendar for a three-day building blitz Aug. 8-10, when the community will come together to build Jake’s Farm in the Dell in Ronan. Poignantly, groundbreaking for Jake’s Farm in the Dell will come more than a year after Jake Janssen passed away April 5, 2023, at age 28. Jake, an autistic man, is Rich and Julie Janssen’s son and Jenna Janssen’s brother. Jake is the reason Jake’s Farm in the Dell will become a reality.