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Morton Times-News - Morton, IL
  • Obituary: Eunice Rowell, 92, Tremont

  • Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012
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  • Eunice L. Rowell, 92, of Tremont died at 3:40 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012, at Apostolic Christian Restmor in Morton.
     
     Born Feb. 9, 1920, in Tremont to John C. and Mary G. Kaiser Schweigert, she married Harold L. Rowell on March 16, 1946 ,in Burlington, Iowa, and he died May 13, 2003.
     
     Surviving is one son, Ken (Linda) Rowell of Anchor Point, Alaska.
     
     She was preceded in death by five sisters and one brother.
     
     She attended Tremont Grade and High School, received her bachelor’s degree in education from Illinois State University in Normal and did graduate work at ISU and Eureka College.
     
     She began teaching in a rural school in Elm Grove Township, taught at Sand Hill School and Rogers School in North Pekin, and retired from Jefferson School in Morton.
     
     She was a member of Alpha Delta Kappa, Tazewell County Retired Teachers Association, Pekin Hospital League, Tazewell County Home and Community Education, Senior Socialites, and Tremont Historical Society.
     
     She was a member of Apostolic Christian Church in Tremont, where her funeral was Nov. 25. Ministers of the church will officiate.  Visitation was Nov. 24 at Davis Mortuary in Tremont and before the service. Burial will be in Apostolic Christian Cemetery in Tremont.
     
     Memorials may be made to St. Jude Midwest Affiliate.
     
     To express condolences online visit www.davismortuaryinc.com.

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