---- — OTTUMWA — Janet Dorothy DeChene, 72, of 827 Albia Road, died at 10:20 a.m. June 14, 2013, at Ottumwa Regional Health Center.
She was born on Feb. 23, 1941, in California. Janet graduated from high school in Reno, Nev., and had attended the University of Nevada.
A resident of Ottumwa since 1997, she had worked for an accountant in Albia and had been a sales associate at Walmart.
Surviving are a daughter, Tammy Fecko; a son, Arnold “A.J.” DeChene; five grandchildren, Cassie Chambers, Christian Robert Rapp, Noah, Kristen and Caleb DeChene; two great-granddaughters, Paige and Meadow; two sisters, Judy Duke of Georgetown, Texas, and Roberta Nimocks of Ottumwa.
Her body has been cremated, and no services are planned.
Memorials may be made to Heartland Humane Society, P.O. Box 1149, Ottumwa, Iowa 52501.
Reece Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.