Janet Wiggins

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Wiggins, Janet Arlen



Janet Arlen Wiggins, 86, passed away at home, surrounded by her loving family on February 11th, 2017.

Janet was born in Seattle, WA December 31st, 1930. She attended Burlingame High School in Burlingame, CA. While in attendance she was a cheerleader, ballet and musical dancer. To be a Radio City Rockette was what she aspired to achieve. She attended the College of San Mateo at Coyote Point, San Mateo, CA where she continued her theater & musical dance. It was there that she met the man of her dreams, H.J. (Jack) Wiggins Jr. They married October 7, 1950 in San Mateo, CA. They shared the type of love that would rival one of any fairy tale,they will make you believe in matches made in Heaven, and that their truly is a soul mate for us all. That love held strong and stead fast for 60 years, until Jack proceeded her in death on December 10, 2010.

Janet was a stay at home Mom, who adored her children and also served both in the Cub Scouts, along with the Girl Scouts for her children. She returned to work when her children were in High School, working at Levy Bros. in San Mateo, CA and Goldwater's in Albuquerque, NM. She was a devoted wife, Mother and Grandmother.

She is survived by her son Michael, whom she loved to hear stories from, that made her laugh till it hurt, and his wife Robyn; her daughter Randi, whom she loved to share secrets with and her husband Jeff, who never failed to make her laugh as well; her adoring granddaughter Jodi and her husband Skyler; and great-grandchildren, which were and always will be her heart, Landen and Arlynn. She will be missed not only by her family, but by all who knew her.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to , 1510 E. Flower St. Phoenix,AZ 85014-5656. Arrangements entrusted to Sonoran Skies Mortuary, Mesa, AZ.

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Sonoran Skies Mortuary
5650 E. Main St
Mesa, AZ 85205
480-985-4900
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Published in Albuquerque Journal on Sept. 3, 2017
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