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Margaret Helen Rowlee Marchinek
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Birth: Jan. 5, 1922
Whitefish
Flathead County
Montana, USA
Death: Mar. 5, 1955
Colville
Stevens County
Washington, USA

FUNERAL RITES FOR MRS. MARCHINEK AT KETTLE FALLS

Funeral services for Mrs. John P. Marchinek of Kettle Falls, Wa., the former Margaret Rowlee, daughter of Mr. and Mrs L.G. Rowlee, were held Monday, March 7 from the Kettle Falls Baptist church with the Rev. Wendall Harder and Rebekah Lodge members officiating, and the Girl Scouts of the community in a body as honorary pallbearers.
Mrs. Marchinek was fatally burned Thursday, March 3, in her home, when stumbling before the fireplace, she fell and was knocked unconsicious, suffering severe burns before regaining consciousness enough to put out the flames and carry her children to safety. She was found lying unconscious by her husband, who had been absent only about thirty minutes.
She was taken to the Colville hospital for treatment and received numerous blood transfusions, with many citizens of the Kettle Falls community there to supply it, but failed to respond and passed away Saturday, March 5.
Mrs. Marchinek, who was born and reared in Whitefish and had worked in the relay office here, had lived in Kettle Falls for the past twelve years and had been active in that community in Girl Scout work and was highly regarded there. She is survived by her husband, John and two children, Johnny aged 4 and Jeanie, two months, her parents Mr. and Mrs. L.G. Rowlee, and two sisters, Mrs. Edwin Breeden and Mrs. James Umbriaco, the former Eleanor and Phyllis Rowlee, both of Denver, Colo. 
 
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 Parents:
  Leo G. Rowlee (1890 - 1969)
  Millie Cynthia Waldron Rowlee (1885 - 1975)
 
 Spouse:
  John Peter Marchinek (1914 - 1978)*
 
 Children:
  Robert Marchinek (1950 - 1950)*
  John Marchinek (1951 - 2012)*
 
 Siblings:
  Eleanor Mae Rowlee Breeden (1920 - 2009)*
  Margaret Helen Rowlee Marchinek (1922 - 1955)
  Phyllis Jane Rowlee Umbriaco (1925 - 1968)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Located in Center Section of the 4th addition to Highland Cemetery
 
Burial:
Highland Cemetery
Colville
Stevens County
Washington, USA
Plot: W1/2,Lot4,Blk11 4-Addition
 
Maintained by: Jeanne
Originally Created by: ChuckNorris
Record added: Jul 19, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39638444
Margaret Helen <i>Rowlee</i> Marchinek
Added by: Jeanne
 
Margaret Helen <i>Rowlee</i> Marchinek
Added by: ChuckNorris
 
Margaret Helen <i>Rowlee</i> Marchinek
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Added by: Arthur Allen "Art" Moore III
 
 
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5th. cousin 3 times removed.
- Clifford Laureno
 Added: Jun. 18, 2011
Rest in Peace Margaret.
- Clifford Laureno
 Added: Jun. 18, 2011
 
 
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