Rowena L. Ekman, 93, of St. Marys, went to be with Jesus on Friday, February 13, 2015.
Born August 28, 1921 in Waukegan, Illinois, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Olive V. Prather. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Eugene O. Ekman, and two sons, Michael Ekman and William Ekman. She was a 1944 graduate of St. Theresa’s School of Nursing, and was a registered nurse with Johnson Motor Corporation for many years. She attended Agape Christian Fellowship Church, and was a contributor to the Coastal Camden Art League.
Mrs. Ekman had lived in St. Marys with her daughter and son in law, Carol and Jim Morris for 2 1/2 years and her final year at the Senior Care Center in St. Marys. She is also survived by her son and daughter in law, Peter and Joann Ekman of Eubank, KY; 12 grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Memorial services and inurnment will be held in St. Louis, Missouri at a later date.
Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home in St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.