Jolene Kay Rowse, 72, of Burwell, Nebraska died May 13, 2018 at CHI St. Frances Medical Center in Grand Island, Nebraska.
A memorial service will be 10:30 a.m.,
Friday, May 25, 2018 at the United Methodist Church in Burwell,
Nebraska. Inurnment will be in Cottonwood Cemetery in Burwell.
Pastor Dennis Davenport will officiate. Memorials are suggested to
the Burwell Fire Department. Hitchcock Funeral Home is in charge of
Jolene was born September 10, 1945 in
Burwell to Carlos and Virginia (Thompson) Olcott. Jolene graduated
from Burwell High School in 1963. She then went to Omaha to go to
Business College. After college she went to Denver, Colorado for a
Jolene married Larry Rowse on October
17, 1964. They lived in the Burwell area. Jolene was a secretary at
the Burwell Elementary school for several years. She was the county
assessor for a few years. She also sold Avon and was a waitress.
Jolene is survived by her husband Larry
Rowse of Burwell, Nebraska. Two children, Cary Rowse of Burwell,
Nebraska and Holli Rowse of Lincoln, Nebraska. Two grandsons, Logan
Creek and Gavin Creek. Her mother, Virginia Dobbins of Burwell,
Nebraska and a sister, Janene and Rod Way of Lincoln, Nebraska.
Jolene was preceded in death by her dad.