|Death: ||Nov. 28, 2009|
Marcella Rose Bower, 81, of Toledo, passed away Saturday, November 28, 2009.
Surviving to cherish her memory are her children, Linda (Phillip) Skiver, Bryan (Mary) and Robert Bower; 3 grandchildren; 3 great-grand-children, and 2 brothers.
She was born to the late Theodore and Lucille (Astry) Brodbeck.
Rose graduated from Whitney as an upholstress.
During her life she raced in teen Powder Puff Races, held office in the Fila Flora Garden Club and became an accomplished painter of fine china.
Quite proud of her American Indian heritage, she also loved the outdoors, trained horses and sailed the Bay area.
Marcella retired from the City of Toledo, Department of Public Utilities in 1996 as the manager of Utilities Administration after 27 years; during which she was instrumental in implementing computerized billing systems.
Visitation will be Friday, December 4, 2009 from 4:00-8:00 p.m. with the Funeral Service Saturday, December 5, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. in the Gasiorowski-Hanneman Funeral Home & Crematory, 1757 Tremainsville Rd., Toledo, Ohio 43613; Telephone: 419-474-8761. Burial will follow in the Highland Memory Gardens.
Memorial contributions in Marcella's name may be made to the Feed Your Neighbor organization.
On-line condolences may be sent to her family by visiting www.hannemanfh.com
Published in Toledo Blade from December 3 to December 4, 2009
Highland Memory Gardens
Created by: Avril Mason Mussehl
Record added: Dec 07, 2009
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