Janice Lou Burns, 79, formerly of Pardeeville

August 31, 2018

Janice Lou Burns, 79, formerly of Pardeeville, passed away peacefully Aug. 27, 2018, with her family by her side.

She was born Dec. 3, 1939, the eldest of three daughters to Ada Pauline (Briggs) Kalish and Floyd Kalish. Janice was a hard worker, working many years at Kmart and also the Levee Restaurant in Portage. She retired after 20 years of service from Divine Savior Hospital in Portage. Janice was a loving, caring soul who will most be remembered for her big heart and undying love for her family.

She was a caring dedicated mother to her three children, Tami (Russell) Nelson of Montello, Cheryl Arnold of Pardeeville and Rick Burns of Portage; seven grandchildren, Matthew (Mary), Shane, Brian (Kirsten), and Jason (David) Nelson, Zachary (Kara) and Kaylee Arnold, and Amber Burns; one great-grandchild, Wyatt Alexander Burns; her sister, Connie (Kenneth) Maier of Montello. She is further survived by nieces, nephews and many dear relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; her sister, Sharon Fedele; step-father LaVerne Kreger; son-in-law, Eddy Arnold; and one nephew, Scott Pivitt.

A celebration of Janice’s life will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7, at Grasse Funeral Home, 119 Industrial Drive, Pardeeville, with a private funeral and burial to be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family. Online condolences may be made at www.grassefs.com. Grasse Funeral Service in Pardeeville is serving the family.

He who blessed us with you, we now give back thee! Rest in Peace, we love you Mom.

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