Schmitz Funeral Home of Farmington obituary – Jeffrey Ernest Munford, 80, Farmington

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Jeffrey Ernest Munford, 80, of Farmington, Iowa passed away at 9:56 a.m. Wednesday, May 18, 2022, at the Keosauqua Health Care Center in Keosauqua, Iowa.

He was born on August 20, 1941, in Farmington, Iowa, the son of James and “Mickey” Arling (Corns) Munford. On January 20, 1963, he married Marilyn Dovsenspike in Burlington, Iowa.

Survivors include his wife: Marilyn; daughter: Amber (Gerald) Cochenour of Revere, Missouri; son: Scott (fiancé Dana Donaldson) Munford of Memphis, Missouri; grandchildren: Matthew and Cassandra Munford, Bradley (Jeanne), Brandon (Ashley), Travis (Jackie) Cochenour; great grandchildren: Avalon, Tiffany, Jacklyn, Evelyn, Ethan, Ella and Penny. Also surviving are several nieces, nephews and cousins. 

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Jeff was a 1959 graduate of Farmington High School. He served in the United States Army. He retired from the United States Post Office as Postmaster in Cantril. Jeff was a member of First Baptist Church in Farmington. He participated in the Farmington Jamboree for thirty years. He enjoyed his friends and family and he knew his Lord was his personal Savior.

His body has been entrusted to the crematory of Schmitz Funeral Home for cremation.

The family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 28, 2022 at First Baptist Church in Farmington.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, May 28, 2022, at First Baptist Church in Farmington, with Pastor Chad Welch officiating. 

Burial will be held at a later date in the Greenglade Cemetery.

A memorial has been established in his memory for the Farmington Public Library.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.schmitzfuneralhomes.com. Schmitz Funeral Home of Farmington is assisting the family with arrangements.

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