Rowena Arlene Turner, 96, passed away April 20, 2023, at Pleasant View Home, Inman. She was born December 22, 1926, in Neosho Falls, KS, the daughter of Leo and Myrtle Brammer Skinner.
She was a school secretary but found her true passion teaching stained glass. She enjoyed that for over 20 years. She was a member of Garden City Methodist Church. While residing in Inman, she enjoyed attending services at St. Peter’s United Church of Christ.
Rowena married Melvin Turner on December 28, 1943, in Rocky Ford, CO. He passed away in 2003.
Survivors include daughter, Melva (James) Barlow, Inman, KS; a sister, Carol (Bill) Manion, Topeka, KS; grandchildren, J. Scott (Janet) Barlow, Mark (Dorothy) Baier, Mel (Ashley) Baier, Ryan (Chevese) Turner, and Lindsay Turner; and 7 great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; one daughter, Linda Baier; one son, Michael Turner; one sister; three brothers; and one grandchild, Sean Barlow.
Cremation has taken place. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 10:30am on Saturday, April 29, 2023, at Inman Funeral Home, Inman, KS. The service will be live-streamed on the Inman Funeral Home Facebook page. A private family burial will be held at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Peter’s United Church of Christ or the Finney County Zoo. To leave a condolence for the family, visit, www.inmanfh.com.