Janet Mayre (Grieve) Millbank

Janet Mayre (Grieve) Millbank, died, August 1, 2012. Janet was born to James Heston and Margaret Elizabeth Grieve in Lakeview, Ore., May 25, 1934. Her family moved to Prospect, Ore., when she was about two. Janet married William (Bill) Ernest Millbank on February 16, 1951. Janet and Bill, along with their children, Bruce and Robert, moved to Medford, Ore. in 1967.

Janet was a wonderful homemaker. Her hobbies were reading, cooking, and sewing. Her volunteer efforts were legend at Oak Grove Elementary. She spent 26 years volunteering with mostly kindergarten and first Grade teachers. Known to the children as “Grandma,” she helped children with reading and math and was especially helpful with children who were in distress.

Janet is survived by brother, Kern Grieve (Charlotte); sons, Bruce Millbank (Cathy) and Robert Millbank (Susan); and grandchildren, Lisa and Nathen Millbank. Her parents and brothers, James W. and Scott E., as well as her husband, preceded her in death.

At Janet’s request, no service is planned. Memorial contributions honoring Janet can be directed to ACCESS or to your local library to help keep books in children’s lives.

Arrangements by Perl Funeral.

 

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