Dodi Marie Dowell, 72, formerly of the Ottawa area, died Saturday, March 15, 2014, in Topeka.

She was cremated. No funeral services are planned.

She was born Joella Martha Uitts Oct. 6, 1941, in Iola to William and Lena Uitts.

Local survivors include sisters, Maxine Jones and Patricia Longfellow, both of Ottawa.