OBITUARY

Rowena Ferguson

April 5, 1942November 14, 2012

Rowena Ferguson, age 70, passed away Wednesday, November 14, 2012. She was born in Alliance, OH to Robert and Betty (Deckerd) Kimes on April 5, 1942. She had a passion for gardening, traveling to Las Vegas, spending time with family and grandchildren, shopping, road trips, the beach and her 50 plus years of playing cards with her close friends. Rowena also was an active participant in Relay for Life walks.

She is preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Donald Ferguson. Rowena is survived by her daughter, Laura Boiarski; son, Todd (Cindy McKeever) Ferguson; daughter, Kelly (Lance) Wilkinson; grandchildren, Tyler and Courtney Boiarski and Beau and Brooke Wilkinson; great-grandchild on the way, Eliana Boiarski; sisters, Bonnie (Jim) Grimes and Cindy (John) Battershell; Brothers Ron (Carol) Kimes and Steve (Jane) Kimes; many nieces, nephews, and friends.

Friends may call on Sunday, November 18, 2012 from 1-4 p.m. at Karlo-Libby Funeral Home. The funeral service will be Monday, November 19, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Kenneth Ferguson conducting. Burial will follow in Sunset Hills Memory Gardens. Memorial Contributions may be made to: Relay for Life.

Services

  • Visitation Sunday, November 18, 2012
  • Funeral Service Monday, November 19, 2012
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Todd

December 15, 2012

It's been one month since you've passed and I still miss you so much and I think about you all the time. Thank you for all that we did together and all the times you were there for me when I needed you. I'm so lucky and blessed to have had a mother, and a friend, like you. I'll never forget you Mom.

Derek and Patty Stalder

November 20, 2012

Laura,
Derek and I are so sorry to hear of your mothers passing. You are in our thoughts and prayers

November 18, 2012

Kelly and family...We are so sorry for your loss. Keep each memory close to your heart and cherish them always!
Matt,Rhonda,Garrett,Taylor and Blake Robbins

Nick and Mary Mihiylov

November 18, 2012

Laura, How sorry we are to hear about your Mother's passing. Sending prayers and love,

Tony & Dana Zaratsian

November 18, 2012

Kelly,

Tony and I were so saddened to hear of your mother's passing. May beautiful memories sustain you and comfort you during this difficult time. All God's blessings . . .

Marilyn Yoder

November 18, 2012

Laura, you and your family are in my thoughts as you go through this journey of grief. Love and prayers.

November 18, 2012

Rowena and I have been friends since the first grade in a two-room school house on Bayton Street, and our friendship continued through Washington Township and our senior year at Alliance High School. She will certainly be missed.
Karen Sandi (Sun City, Arizona)

Scott Kimes

November 18, 2012

Todd, Laura and Kelly- So sorry to hear about your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this very difficult time. Scott and Amy

November 17, 2012

WE ARE S SORRY TO HEAR OF YOUR MOM'S PASSING WE KNOW SHE WAS A SUPER WIFE, MOTHER, GRANDMOTHER AUNT AND FRIEND. PLEASE KNOW OUR PRAYERS, HEARTS AND LOVE ARE WITH YOU ALL AT THIS TIME. SINCERELY JEFF, BECKY KAYLI, LAUREN AND MADELYNNE BATTERSHELL

Gwen Herrera

November 17, 2012

Laura, Kelly and Todd, I'm so very sorry for your loss. I have so many fond memories at your house with your mom. She was a wonderful person and like a mother to me back in the day. May God bless you and keep you in this time of sorrow. Love you all!! Gwen(y)