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Janet Dixon

March 31, 1944 — September 23, 2022

Hibbing, MN

Janet D. Dixon

Janet Diane (Nelson) Dixon, age 78 of Hibbing, MN, passed away at the
Hibbing Hospital on Friday, September 23, 2022.  She was born in
Duluth, MN on March 31, 1944, to Paul and Caroline (Peterson) Nelson.
Janet went to Duluth schools and graduated from Duluth East in 1962.
She married the love of her life, Larry Dixon, on November 2, 1963, and
they were together almost 59 years.  Janet and Larry moved to Hibbing
in 1966 where they raised their family and eventually built their dream
home in 1978.  She worked for years in Hibbing for Viking Adjusting and
Noramco Engineering.  Janet loved gardening and tending to her
beautiful flowers.  She was proud of her Norwegian heritage being full
blooded as her parents came over to the US from Norway.  Janet loved
music and had an extensive collection of all types and varieties.  She
enjoyed spending time with her family at the house, listening to her son
Rob sing and cruising with her husband Larry in the 1946 Ford.  Don't
forget about her spectacular potato salad.
Janet is survived by her husband; Larry, children; Rob Dixon and Rachel
(Joe) Ward, her sister; Patricia Nelson, grandkids; Travis, Claire, Kyle
and Bravery, four great grandkids and numerous nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents and siblings; Caroline Johnson,
Margaret Lisle, Violet Rogero, Mary Nelson, Faye Cich, Richard, Teddy,
Edward, Raymond, Kenneth and Paul Jr.
There will be a graveside service held at 11AM on Friday, October 7,
2022 at the Maple Hill Cemetery in Hibbing.

If you would like to process to the cemetery with family, please meet at the Dougherty Funeral Home in Hibbing at 10:45AM.

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