Anne Louthan, 64, died April 20, 2014, at Minneola Long Term Care Unit. She was born Oct. 8, 1949, in Kansas City, Mo., to Norman Franklin and Ida May (Kelley) McCown. She was a longtime Fowler resident and homemaker.
Anne was a member of the Friends Church and a former, longtime member of the Eastern Star.
On June 11, 1974, she married Dean A. Louthan at Clayton, N.M. He died Nov. 6, 1991.
Survivors include two sons, Frank Louthan, Springfield, Ore., and Mark Hahn, Pomona; one daughter, Beverly Mendenhall and husband Gary, Herington; sister, Kay Tindell, Iola; and two grandchildren.
Funeral services are 11 a.m., Friday, at the Friends Church in Fowler officiated by Pastor Dennis McDowell. Burial will follow in Fowler Cemetery. The family will greet friends at Minnis Mortuary, Minneola, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday.
Memorials are suggested to the Friends Church c/o Minnis Mortuary, P.O. Box 459, Minneola, KS 67865.
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