Janet Marie Denham, 67, Scottsbluff
Janet Marie Denham, 67, of Scottsbluff, died Friday, June 14, 2013 at Regional West Medical Center in Scottsbluff. Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at Central Church of Christ in Gering with Pastors Lyle Hinebauch and Gerald Parriott officiating. Interment will be in the Bayard Cemetery. Memorials may be given to the Janet Denham memorial fund or to Central Church of Christ. Friends may call at Dugan-Kramer Funeral Chapel Tuesday between 1-8:00 p.m.
Janet Marie was born July 20, 1945 in Bayard, NE to Ross and Hazel (Willey) Hewett. She married Leo Denham, Jr. August 27, 1982. Janet was a member of the Church of Christ. Janet loved fishing, gardening, canning, crocheting, cooking and Bingo. Her heart and home was always open.
Janet worked at Child Development before going to work at Region I Office of Human Development from July 1977 to July 1985 until ill health caused her early retirement. Even in retirement she maintained a close connection to her many clients and work family.
She is survived by her husband Leo; children: Mike (Gloria) Denham, Gering, NE, Jana Taylor Brown, Scottsbluff, NE, John Fowlkes, Gering, NE, Brian Brown, Scottsbluff, and Barbara Woods, Arkansas; grandchildren: Mike D. (Hollie) Denham, Jamie Brown, Justin Brown, Kurstin Brown and Austin Brown all of Scottsbluff, NE, Julie Ann Fowlkes, Colorado, and Cassidy and Caleb Zgonc both of Arkansas; Great Grandchildren: Izaac, Izaiah, Hazel and Payton; brother: Marvin (Janet) Hewett, Scottsbluff, NE; sisters: Ruby (Gary) Kuxhausen, Mitchell, NE, Dora (Duane) Paben, Gering, and Judy Hewett, McGrew, NE; sisters in law: Skeeter (Jim) Reisig, Scottsbluff and Sharlene Barrett, California; she was a very special aunt to many nieces and nephews and "Special Friends" Jim, Lilly, Donna and Doris.
She was preceded in death by her parents Ross and Hazel Hewett, brother, Gerald Ross Hewett and Grandparents Tom and Mary Alice Hewett and John and Anna Willey.
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