Janet Davisson

July 25, 1934 — September 22, 2023

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Janet “Jan” Lorraine Davisson
of Des Moines, Iowa

Jan Davisson, age 89, passed away peacefully on Friday, September 22, 2023 at Methodist Hospital. She was born the daughter of Reginald and Edith (Wahlstrom) Cooper on July 25, 1934, in Chicago, Illinois.

Jan graduated from Iowa State College in 1956, majoring in home economics. She worked many years for the State of Iowa as a medical librarian. Jan was very active in her community, she was a proud member of New Hope United Methodist Church, Sigma Alpha Iota Society, and American Business Women’s Association. In her free time, she enjoyed cooking, entertaining, traveling, sewing, and loved singing with several groups. She will be remembered and live on through the hearts and lives that she has touched in her lifetime. She was loved by many and family was everything to her.

Those left to cherish her memory include her loving husband of 67 years H. Lynn Davisson, children Susan (Jerry) Davisson Cook and Thomas (Diana) Davisson, seven grandchildren, and ten great-grandchildren.

Jan was preceded in death by her parents, daughter Diane, and grandson Alexander.

Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m., Thursday, September 28, 2023 New Hope United Methodist Church, 4525 Beaver Ave., Des Moines. Memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, September 29, 2023 also at the church.

Memorial contributions may be directed to either New Hope United Methodist Church or the ARL in her memory.

Condolences may be expressed at: www.HamiltonsFuneralHome.com