MARSHALL- Janice Murphy, age 46, of Marshall, passed away on Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, at the UW Hospital after a courageous battle with cancer.
She was born on Jan. 17, 1968, in Madison, the daughter of Roger and Margaret (O'Neill) Roisum. Janice married Shawn Murphy on Dec. 3, 1994.
She graduated from La Follette High School and UW Madison with a degree in communications. Janice worked at American Family Insurance since 1991. In her spare time, Janice loved watching her daughters' sporting events and cherished the time she spent with her family. Janice also enjoyed camping and the holidays, especially Christmas.
She is survived by her loving husband; beautiful daughters, Allison and Megan; nine siblings, Steve (Chris) Roisum, Randy (Nancy) Roisum, Kay (Dell) Dickens, Ralph (Susie Hannam) Roisum, Denny (Pat) Roisum, Eric (Sheila) Roisum, Marie (Gene) Ackerman, Joe (Kara) Roisum and Lois (Walter) Kunicki; mother, Margaret; and many nieces and nephews. Janice was preceded in death by her father, Roger.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at HOLY FAMILY PARISH, 120 S. Beebe St., Marshall, at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, with Father Jorge Miramontes presiding. Burial will be at St. Mary Cemetery in Marshall. Visitation will be held at GUNDERSON EAST FUNERAL HOME, 5203 Monona Drive, Madison, from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 10, and also at the church from 10 a.m. until time of the services on Tuesday.
On-line condolences may be made at www.gundersonfh.com