HOLLYWOOD, Fla. — Esther Dunham, 89, died on Dec. 2 at Golfcrest Health Care Center in Hollywood, Fla. Born July 16, 1924 in Scottsbluff, Neb., she was the daughter of Lee Selby and Alice Butler. On June 9, 1945 she married Jack Dunham in Hays. A former resident of Great Bend before moving to Florida, she was employed at J.C. Penneys and the Barton County Health Department until her retirement.
Survivors include two daughters, Linda Dunham of Hollywood, Fla. and Janet Meyeres of Great Bend; three sons, David Dunham and Gary Dunham, both of Great Bend, and Steve Dunham; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Jack L. Dunham; her husband, Jack M. Dunham; and a brother Charles Butler.
A memorial service in Great Bend will be announced at a later date. Cremation has taken place.
Great Bend (Kan) Tribune, Dec. 4, 2013