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Rodney Rowley

Friday, March 20, 2009

Oct. 14, 1933 - March 18, 2009

WAUNETA -- Rodney Rowley, 75, died Wednesday (March 18, 2009) at his home in Wauneta.

He was born Oct. 14,1933, in Wauneta to Samuel Martin and Bess Edith (Hoover) Rowley. He grew up in Wauneta and graduated from Wauneta High School.

On Dec. 6,1952, he married Ilene Marie Kibler in Colorado Springs, Colo. They settled in Colorado Springs and he worked in the auto body business for Carlin Dodge until he retired. They moved to Wauneta in 1996.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Ilene and 10 siblings.

Survivors include his sons, Randy Rowley and Jeannie Earhart of Green River, Wyo., Larry and wife, Kris of Colorado Springs, Rick and wife, Dayna of Flagstaff, Ariz., and Ken and wife, Samantha of Cassville, Mo.; sister, Nona Zeigler of Oregon; 12 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren

Funeral services were Monday at First United Methodist Church of Wauneta with the Rev. Judy Dye officiating. Interment followed at Memorial Gardens Cemetery at Colorado Springs.

A memorial has been established to the Wauneta Medical Center.

Liewer Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.