Jo Ann was born on Aug. 14, 1937, to Ivan Rex and Kate Nicholls Cozzens at her Aunt Hilma’s house in Lovell.
Jo Ann married Phillip Wagner on July 20, 1956, and they truly loved and cared for each other for more than 60 years.
Her pride and joy were her children and grandchildren, all of whom loved her immeasurably and were by her side to the very end. She had a way about her to make each of her family feel special in their own way. They all think they are her favorite.
She is remembered by her family for her love of her yard and garden, her quick wit and her sweet caring personality. The world lost a great loving woman, but heaven has gained a very special angel.
Jo Ann is survived by her husband, Phillip; children Rox Ann (Sid) Beall, David (Sharon) Wagner and Klay (Aneka) Wagner. She was blessed with 10 grandchildren and their spouses, Dan (Melissia), Mat (Makayla), Eric, Malissa (Blake), Shannon, Megan (Justin), David (Alonya), Mallory, Mikaela, and Ashlie; nine great-grandchildren, Logan, Jonah, Braxton, Easton, Trenton, Isaiah, Jase, Brinley, and Lukas. She is also survived by her brothers Ronald Cozzens and Kent Cozzens and sister Judy Creggar.
She was preceded in death by her parents, one sister and four brothers.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, June 13, in Cowley at the LDS Church.
Memorials in her name can be made to the Lillian Phillips Cancer Fund at Wells Fargo Bank.