MARIETTA JANE (HANEY) FOWLER
CLASS OF 1950
Marietta Jane Fowler, 86, Topeka, Kansas, passed away Monday, July 9, 2018.
was born March 16, 1932, in Osawatomie, Kansas, the second child of
Frank Sr. and Pearl Cunningham Haney. She married Gene McConnell in
1949; they later divorced. In 1996, Marietta and Donald Fowler were
married; he died in 2011.
Marietta was a member of Lowman United
Methodist Church, Shrine Ladies of Arab Temple, Eastern Star, Beulah
Chapter 34, Medianns Auxiliary and Women of the Moose.
thoroughly enjoyed her 21 year career in banking which she entered
later in life, retiring from Merchants National Bank in 1995.
and foremost in Marietta’s life were her children for whom she cared
with unwavering love and energy. She was dearly loved and will be
Grateful to have shared her life are her four
children: son, Mel McConnell (Pam), Bend OR, and their children, Ally
and Catilyn; daughter, Linda Hicks (Calvin), Topeka KS, and their
daughter, Shelly Applegate (Bill) and their daughters, Olivia and
Heather; son, Dennis McConnell (Lori), Eugene OR, and their children,
Chelsea and Brice; and son, Marc McConnell, Myrtle Creek OR, and his
children Kiah, MacKenzie Jane, and Kade.
Marietta was also preceded
in death by her son, Wayne Eugene McConnell, granddaughter, Jennifer
Lee Hicks and her six siblings, Frank Jr., Ray, Arthur, Louis, Doris
A Celebration of Marietta’s Life will be Saturday, July
14, at 11 a.m. at Kevin Brennan Family Funeral Home, 2801 SW Urish
Road, Topeka KS 66614. Visitation will be one hour prior to service.
Burial will follow at Mount Hope Cemetery.