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Janice Marie Cox

GRANTSBURG, Wis. - Janice Marie Cox, age 75, a resident of Grantsburg, passed away peacefully at home with her loved ones by her side on Oct. 27, 2022.

Jan was born on Feb. 2, 1947, in Ironwood, Michigan, to parents James and Helen (Jussila) Rigoni.

After graduating, Jan worked as a waitress at the Town House restaurant while raising her family. Eventually, Jan changed careers and worked as a banker for Wells Fargo for more than 10 years.

Jan loved to spend time with family and friends. She touched the hearts of many and will be missed dearly. She was a diehard Packer fan.

She is preceded in death by her parents; loving husband, Jeffrey; and brother, James.

Jan is survived by her children, Jeffrey (Kim) Korhonen, Gina (Robert) Margetta, Karin (Shawn) Korhonen and Cheri (Regan) Hill; brother, Robert (Paula) Rigoni; sister, Debra (Kevin) Maki; grandchildren, Kenley and Khloe Korhonen, Janelle (Josh) Bestul, Korey Margetta, Lexi Korhonen, Shaye (Eric) Thaldorf, Jami Hill and Jackson Hill; great-granddaughter, Ivory Thaldorf; along with other relatives and friends.

A celebration of life will be held at Rigoni's Inn at 925 E. Ayer St. in Ironwood, on Nov. 19, at 4 p.m.

Arrangements were entrusted to Swedberg-Taylor Funeral Home. Online condolences can be made at

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