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Thelma Jean Rowden

August 5, 1929 June 28, 2018
Thelma Jean Rowden
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Obituary for Thelma Jean Rowden

Thelma Jean Rowden, 88, a lifetime resident of Lapeer, died Thursday, June 28, 2018.

Thelma was born August 5, 1929 in Lapeer to Harry and Nina (Smith) Weston. She graduated from Lapeer High School, class of 1947. Thelma married Robert Bruce Rowden on July 2, 1949 in Angola, Indiana. Alongside of her husband Robert, she worked the family oil business and raised their three kids. Thelma was a longtime member of the First Presbyterian Church in Lapeer and served as an election precinct chairman for many, many years. She loved spending time at the cabin in Lewiston. Above all, Thelma was a proud homemaker – she was an adoring mother, wife, sister and grandmother.

Thelma is survived by her children: Robert (Karen) Rowden, Jr. of Lapeer, Carol Fischhaber of Lapeer and James (Denise) Rowden of Otter Lake; eight grandchildren: Robert Bruce Rowden III (Stephanie), Andy Rowden, Adam (Kara) Fischhaber, Amber (Aaron) Gartee, Kevin (Lori) Rowden, Shawn (Jessica) Rowden, Greg (Katlyn) Rowden and Eric Rowden; twelve great grandchildren (& one on the way): Emilie, Barrett, Isabella, Brock, Alexis, Landon, Makayla, Gavin, Jack, Reilly, Rory and Reghan; sister, Ila Mae Krakker of Madison Heights. Thelma was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Bruce Rowden; son-in-law, Thomas Fischhaber; sisters: Harriet Weston, Joan Roberts, June Smith, Helen Stone and Shirley Crawford; brother, Carl Weston and her parents.

Memorial contributions may be made to First Presbyterian Church - Capital/Building Fund, 433 North Calhoun Street, Lapeer, Michigan 48446.

Visitation will be 2-8PM Sunday, July 1, 2018 at Muir Brothers Funeral Home, Lapeer. Thelma’s funeral service will be 11:00 AM Monday, July 2, 2018 at the First Presbyterian Church, Lapeer. Pastor Alex Peterson will officiate. Thelma’s family will receive friends from 10-11AM Monday at the church. Burial will immediately follow at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Lapeer.


Previous Events

Visitation

Sunday

1

Jul

2:00 PM 7/1/2018 2:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 7/1/2018 8:00:00 PM
Muir Brothers Funeral Home

1021 S Lapeer Road
Lapeer, MI 48446

Muir Brothers Funeral Home
1021 S Lapeer Road Lapeer 48446 MI
United States

Visitation

Monday

2

Jul

10:00 AM 7/2/2018 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 7/2/2018 11:00:00 AM
First Presbyterian Church

433 Calhoun St
Lapeer, MI 48446

First Presbyterian Church
433 Calhoun St Lapeer 48446 MI
US

Funeral Service

Monday

2

Jul

11:00 AM 7/2/2018 11:00:00 AM
First Presbyterian Church

433 Calhoun St
Lapeer, MI 48446

First Presbyterian Church
433 Calhoun St Lapeer 48446 MI
US

Cemetery Details

Location

Mt. Hope Cemetery Final Resting Place

Adams St.
Lapeer, MI

Adams St. Lapeer MI

Memorial Contribution

First Presbyterian Church

433 Calhoun St
Lapeer, MI 48446
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