2017-10-05 / Obituaries

Janet K. Rowley

Janet K. Rowley, 75, Houghton Lake, died Oct. 5, 2017, at home with her family by her side.

A private graveside service will be conducted. Christler Funeral Home, Houghton Lake Chapel, handled arrangements.

She was born Sept. 15, 1942, in Flint, the daughter of Shellie and Amanda (West) Thomas. She worked as a realtor for many years.

She and Richard F. Rowley were united in marriage July 24, 1965, in Flint. The couple moved to Houghton Lake in 1990 from Clio, but had been vacationing at Houghton Lake since 1975. She was a member of the Houghton-Higgins Lake Elks, Houghton Lake Eagles, Pineview Highlands Golf Course League, Houghton Lake Garden Club and the Red Hats. She enjoyed boating and cooking, but most of all enjoyed spending time with her family.

Preceding in death were her parents; husband, Richard F. Rowley; sisters, Joan and Almedia; and brother, Bill. 

Mrs. Rowley is survived by her daughter, Shelly (Steve) Rogers of Houghton Lake; two sons, Richard R. (Carla) Rowley of Houghton Lake and Rod (Stacy) Rowley of Houghton Lake; grandchildren, Lauren, Lacey (Damon), Ryan, Brett, Brianne and Rex; great-grandchildren, Damon, Emilynn and Deklyn; sister, Myrna (Art) McQueen; and several cousins, nieces and nephews.  

Memorial contributions may be directed to The Alzheimer's Association at www.alz.org/gma or mailed to 526 Chisholm, Alpena, MI 49707 or Leukemia Association at www.lls.org/michigan.

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