May 17, 2024

Laura “Jean” Rowton

Laura “Jean” Rowton, age 87, died on Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at the St. Catherine Hospital in Garden City, Kansas. She was born on December 2, 1928 in Horace, Kansas, the daughter of Charles Richardson and Nellie Rebecca Davis Farmer.

She lived in Scott City since 1950 having moved from Tribune, Kansas.

She was the Preceptor of Beta Tau Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority, a member of the American Legion Auxillary #183, and UMW.

On March 25, 1950 she married Bud Rowton in Syracuse, Kansas. He passed away on July 13, 2009 in Scott City, Kansas.

Survivors include:

Four Children:

Betty and Fred Wilken of Derby, Kansas

Charles “Chuck” Rowton of Scott City, Kansas

Susan and Phil Escareno of Garden City, Kansas

Becky Rowton of Scott City, Kansas

Ten GrandChildren:

Darin and Lanie Wilken of Springfield, Missouri

Denise Wilken – Young of Overland Park, Kansas

Ty Rowton of Bonner Springs, Kansas

Brian Rowton of Scott City, Kansas

Jeremy and Karrie Wray of Lompac, California

Beau Harkness of Scott City, Kansas

Darci and Brett Berry of Scott City, Kansas

Courtney and Josh Young of Leoti, Kansas

Becca and Eric Clower of Owasso, Oklahoma

Ryan Escareno of Garden City, Kansas

19 Great-Grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and two brothers, Charles Robert Farmer, Jr., Don Farmer.

Funeral Services First United Methodist Church in Scott City, Kansas

2:00 p.m. Saturday, December 3, 2016 

Visitation will be held from 10-8 on Friday and 10-11 on Saturday at Price and Sons Funeral Home in Scott City, Kansas.

Officiant Jeri Farmer-Smith

Memorials Scott County Shriner Club

Friends of Lake Scott State Park

Interment Scott County Cemetery

Scott City, Kansas