Brenda M. Dowling, 55, of Colony, Kansas, passed away on Monday, Jan. 22, 2018, at the Anderson County Hospital Emergency Room in Garnett, Kansas.

She was born on July 16, 1962, in Iowa City, Iowa, the daughter of Stephen G. and Barbara Dowling.

Cremation is planned. There will be no funeral as Brenda wanted people to remember her by enjoying a day of celebration of life from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Jan. 26, 2018, at the Colony Community Building.