Elizabeth Rowell

Monday, February 3, 2014

Elizabeth Rowell

Dec. 6, 1935 - Jan. 24, 2014

HAYS, Kansas -- Elizabeth Rowell, 78, died Friday (Jan. 24, 2014), at Hays Medical Center in Hays, Kansas, at the age of 78.

She was born Dec. 6, 1935, in Denver, Colorado. She graduated from high school and college in Denver, earning a nursing degree. She later moved to California for almost 13 years. She recently had moved to Oberlin to be near her son, Jeff.

She was a registered nurse and worked as a caregiver all of her life. She was a member of the Catholic Church.

Preceding her in death were her parents; two sons, George Wade and Cliff Reiland; a brother, Harold Hounstine; and two sisters, Shirley Bryant and Connie Sanchez.

Survivors include three children, Jeff Wade of Oberlin, Kansas, Harold and Becky Reiland of Cypress, California, and Shirley and Robert Svboda of Fullerton, California; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Cremation has taken place and inurnment will be in Crown Hill Cemetery in Lakewood, Colorado.

Condolences for the family may be left at www.paulsfh.com.

Memorial contributions may be given in her name in care of the funeral home.

Pauls Funeral Home, Oberlin & Selden, Kansas, was in charge of arrangements.