Services for Katharine Towell, 83, Tonganoxie, were Monday, Sept. 16, 2002, at Quisenberry Funeral home in Tonganoxie, with burial in Hubbel Hill Cemetery.
Mrs. Towell died Thursday, Sept. 12, 2002, at Tonganoxie Nursing Center. She was born Aug. 18, 1919, the daughter of Ernest F. and Annie (Peterson) Bowman. She married James Edison Towell on Dec. 26, 1953, in Tonganoxie. He died on Nov. 14, 1977.
The couple had run the Naples City Fishing Pier in Naples, Fla.
Mrs. Towell was a member of the Tonganoxie United Methodist Church and the Tonganoxie Historical Society.
Survivors include six nieces, Betty Nelson, Kirkwood, Mo., Doris Salmon, Salt Lake City, Utah, Jerry Salmon and Carol Slawson, both of Tonganoxie, Joan Sanders, Lawrence, and Beverly Swischer, Olathe; and two nephews, Norman E. Wiley Jr., Pebble Beach, Calif., and Tom Bowman, Wakefield.
The family suggests memorial contributions to the Tonganoxie Historical Society, sent in care of Quisenberry Funeral Home, P.O. Box 993, Tonganoxie, 66086.