Janet D. Markham, 88, formerly of Ottumwa, died Nov. 25, 2013, at Solon Nursing Care Center in Solon.
She was born Feb. 3, 1925, in Janesville, Wis. to Eldon H. and Ruth (Sherman) Damrow. She married David Markham on June 14, 1947. He preceded her in death on May 4, 1973.
Jan earned a bachelor of science degree in occupational therapy from the University of Wisconsin. She and her husband moved to Ottumwa in 1953 where she had been an office manager for Dr. Coppoc.