Janisse Martin Meikle Zabriskie

Tuesday , February 13, 2018 - 10:00 PM

August 25, 1946 ~ February 10, 2018

Janisse Martin Meikle Zabriskie passed away peacefully in her sleep on Saturday, February 10, 2018, at home, surrounded by her family. Jan was born August 25, 1946, in Ogden, Utah, to Edward Rich Martin and Georgia Smith Martin.

Jan graduated from Ogden High School and Utah State University. She married her sweetheart, James Allen Meikle, on June 21, 1968, in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. They raised four children together. After 43 wonderful years, Jim passed away in 2012. Jan married her next sweetheart, Noel Zabriskie, on June 15, 2013.

She enjoyed years of being at home raising her children and then working for various local businesses. In 2013, she retired as an administrative assistant with Ogden City. During those years she received various recognitions and awards. She also served on numerous committees and organizations. Jan was a faithful member of the LDS Church and loved the people she served with at the Ward and Stake levels. Family and friends will remember her feisty spirit, determination to enjoy life, and her infectious laughter. Jan w1as always the first to say "Hello" and shared love and kindness with everyone. She especially enjoyed spending the last few years with Noel traveling and visiting new places.

Jan is survived by her husband, Noel; and her children and grandchildren: Andy and Kim Meikle (Wakely, Drew and Henry); Aynie and Trent Handsaker (Harper and Henley); Mary Adams (Alec and Eddie); Noel's children and grandchildren: Ranae and Danny Hart (Erin, Laney, and Keegan); Rachelle Greenwell (Cole and Clara); Alan and Jennie Zabriskie (Max, Kate, and Kallie); Becky and Brad Petersen (Brenden, Erik, Jacob, and Bailee), Lauren and Nate Yost (Megan); her brothers: Randy and Vicky Martin, Chad Martin, Knute and Karen Lund; her sisters: Angie and Fez DeHart, Kristen and Jim Beech. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jim; son, Matt; her parents; and two brothers, Zack and Leif.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, February 15, 2018, at the Ogden East Stake Center located at 1314 27th Street, Ogden, Utah, at 11:00 a.m. Family will greet friends Wednesday evening, February 14, 2018, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. and 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., prior to the services. Both will be held at the Stake Center. Interment will follow at the Leavitt's Aultorest Memorial Park.

Services under the direction of Leavitt's Mortuary. Online condolences may be sent to the family at:


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