Joseph Jangula


Joseph Gary Jangula (Jinx) age 71 of Mandan gained his angel wings on Sunday December 18th, 2022. Services will be at 11:00am Thursday December 29th at the Bismarck Funeral Home 3723 Lockport St. Visitation will be held one hour prior to service. Burial will be held at North Dakota Veterans Cemetery.

He was born March 19th, 1951, to Joseph & Zyta (Majeski) Jangula in Garden City, KS.

After graduating high school, Gary proudly joined the Air Force. He married Ethel Wisner & of that union came his two children, Gus & Donita, who he was so proud of.

After being honorably discharged, he came back home to Mandan. For many years he was an ironworker and boilermaker. Later, he started working at the ND State Penitentiary where he was a Boiler Operator until he retired.

Gary loved anything outdoors, hunting, fishing, camping. He also loved his toys. He had countless snowmobiles, motorcycles, dune buggies, boats, cars & trucks throughout his life.

Most of all he loved his family & friends. He was certain he was mom’s favorite & spent lots of time with her. His friends were lifelong friends, a second family to him & he would do anything he could for them.

Gary is survived by his son, Gus (Jeanette) Hector MN; daughter, Donita Andreason (Aaron) Nampa ID, 5 grandkids; 1 great grandchild; mother, Zyta LeRoy, Mandan; siblings, Sharon, Mandan, John (Bonnie) Fargo, Bob (Cindy) Fruitland ID, Rita (Randy) Frohlich, Mandan, Jane (Tim) Gross, Bismarck, Larry, Hermosa SD; as well as many nieces & nephews who were all special to him & numerous friends.

He is proceeded in death by his father Joseph, infant brother Tommy, nephew Timmy.

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Jinx was a great man. If he could help he would be there for you. RIP Our good friend,you’ll be missed!!

He was a good man, I always loved Him, an will always remember our life together. May you rest in peace.
Ethel wisner, jangula, Harper

Goodbye, dear cousin. I will always remember your friendly smile. Rest in peace!

Jeff expresses fond memories of “hanging iron” with Joe. He was such a card and would lean against the wall and stretch to warm his muscles before the work day started. Blessings to his family

Dear Zyta and family, my sincere sympathies in the loss of your dear son. May God bless and comfort you. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
Your friend, Erlys

Joe, you will be missed, it was great working with you out on the “big jobs” during our 793 days, you were first class, RIP my friend.

I enjoyed working with him at NDSP over the years. If something came up at the prison and we needed help with a matter that fit his expertise he was always on call and Happy to come in on a moments notice to help remedy whatever problem we may be having in his department. Thoughts and prayers ❣️🙏 for him and his family. May he Rest in peace. God bless you jinx.