The Daily Iowegian
---- — Janet Dunham, 67, of Centerville, died Monday, May 26, 2014, at Mercy Hospital in Des Moines. She was born the daughter of Johnnie and Gwyneth (Miller) Showers on Aug. 6, 1946 in Chariton. She graduated from the Centerville High School in 1964.
In 1964, Janet was united in marriage to Ronnie Milburn, and later they were divorced, then on July 21, 1979, she was united in marriage to Freddie “Dean” Dunham in Centerville. She was a homemaker and enjoyed taking care of her family whether it was going fishing, doing craft or just spending time with her grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by: her father, Johnnie Showers and her husband, Freddie “Dean” Dunham on Feb. 14, 1995.
Janet is survived by: her mother, Gwyneth Long of Centerville; a son, Michael Milburn of Centerville; a daughter, Melissa Davis and her husband, Brennan of Seymour; sisters, Iona Simotovich of Newton and Judy Belzer of Mystic; and grandchildren, Cody Milburn, Jessica Milburn and Kaylee Davis.
Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 31 at the Highland Cemetery west of Mystic with Gene Behrens. Visitation will be held Friday, May 30 from 2-8 p.m. at the Schmidt Family Funeral Home in Centerville with the family present from 6-8 p.m.
Memorials may be made to the Highland Cemetery and left or mailed to the funeral home. The Schmidt Family Funeral Home in Centerville has been entrusted with caring for the Dunham family at this time and condolences can be made to: schmidtfamilyfuneralhome.com.