Marguerite F. Rowland, 91, passed away Sunday, July 14, 2013, at home in Richmond, Kan.

Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, July 20, 2013, at Dengel & Son Mortuary. Friends may pay their respects to Mrs. Rowland 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday at Dengel & Son Mortuary. The family will meet with friends from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Saturday prior to service. Interment will be at Baker Cemetery near Lane.

Marguerite was born Tuesday, July 11, 1922, in Osawatomie. She was the daughter of Claude and Vina (Smith) Witt.

She lived in the rural Richmond area for the last 70 years. She had previously lived in Osawatomie, Kansas City, Mo., and Santa Monica, Calif.

Marguerite graduated from Osawatomie High School with the class of 1941. She later attended Business College in Kansas City, Mo.

On May 8, 1942, Marguerite was united in marriage with Frederick Marvin Rowland in Ottawa, Kan. He preceded her in death Oct. 28, 2003.

Marguerite was a devoted lifelong homemaker. She was a member of the Lane Methodist Church and United Methodist Women.

Survivors include her three daughters, Beverly Kelley and husband Jack, Lenexa, Becky Stottlemire and husband Don, Rantoul, and Sherri Baker, Richmond; grandchildren, Tony Stottlemire and wife Michelle, Ottawa, Rod Stottlemire and wife Sheri, Oskaloosa, Matthew Baker, Ottawa, Nathan Baker, Richmond, David Kelley and wife Jeannette, Overland Park; great-grandchildren, Cole Kelley, Brandon Dargon, Shawn, Bryce, Emma and Piper Stottlemire, Layla and Bentley Baker.

The family suggests memorial contributions to Baker Cemetery in care of Dengel & Son Mortuary, 235 S. Hickory St., Ottawa KS 66067. An online guest book is available at