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JoEtta M. Gower

November 14, 1932 January 14, 2019
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Obituary for JoEtta M. Gower

JoEtta Marie Gower, 86, of De Soto, KS passed away on January 14, 2019. Services will be held on January 18th at 11:00AM with visitation one hour prior to services at Cedar Crest Memorial Chapel, 32665 Lexington Ave., De Soto, KS. Private burial in De Soto Cemetery, De Soto, KS at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to De Soto Methodist Church, 8760 Killcreek Rd., De Soto, KS 66018.

JoEtta was born November 14, 1932 in Pomona, KS to Ray and Elberta Button where she attended Appanoose High School. She married Eugene Lewis Gower in Ottawa, KS on December 15, 1949. She lived in several states and places, following Gene through his years in the 82nd Airborne, Ft. Bragg, NC. They then moved back to Ottawa in 1954, before moving to De Soto in June 1960.

JoEtta worked several years with the De Soto School District. She then worked at the De Soto Lumber Company as bookkeeper and the De Soto State Bank as a bookkeeper until her retirement in October 2002.

Preceded in death by: her husband Eugene "Gene" who passed away on September 15, 2016; her son Steven Eugene that passed away on May 1, 2017; daughter-in-law Mona Gower that passed away on April 25, 2016; sister Elsie L. Watson; mother Elberta Raley Button Ribeau; stepfather David R. Ribeau

Survivors include: daughter Connie Jo (Mel) Chesbro of KS; son Dennis William Gower of De Soto, KS; brother Jesse H. (Jhett) Button of Shalimar, FL.; half sister Daveen and half brother David both of Ottawa, KS; 7 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, friends and co-workers


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Previous Events

Visitation

Friday

18

Jan

10:00 AM 1/18/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 1/18/2019 11:00:00 AM
Cedar Crest Memorial Chapel

32665 Lexington Avenue
De Soto, KS 66018

Cedar Crest Memorial Chapel
32665 Lexington Avenue De Soto 66018 KS
United States

Memorial Service

Friday

18

Jan

11:00 AM 1/18/2019 11:00:00 AM
Cedar Crest Memorial Chapel

32665 Lexington Avenue
De Soto, KS 66018

Cedar Crest Memorial Chapel
32665 Lexington Avenue De Soto 66018 KS
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

De Soto Cemetery Final Resting Place

34500 W 87th Street
De Soto, KS 66018

34500 W 87th Street De Soto 66018 KS
United States
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