- Born: 27 Sep 1915, McPherson, McPherson County, Kansas
- Died: 14 Mar 2012, Hutchinson, Reno County, Kansas at age 96
- Buried: McPherson Cemetery, McPherson, McPherson County, Kansas
Noted events in her life were:
• Obituary. Mrs. Laurene Yowell, 96, of Inman, passed away at 11:49 p.m., Wednesday, March 14th, 2012 while in the company of family members at Hospice House, Hutchinson, Kansas.
Laurene was born on her parents homestead West of McPherson, Kansas on September 27, 1915, the daughter of Van W. and Emma Caroline (Kuchera) Kubin.
Laurene attended the Star of Bethany District 46 Country School, and attended and graduated from McPherson High School, McPherson, Kansas.
Laurene was a member of First Baptist Church McPherson, Kansas where she was a member of OUR Sunday School class.
Laurene was a Homemaker.
Laurene was a member of the Ladies of the Elks B.P.O.E #502, McPherson.
Laurene Kubin was united in marriage to Harold C. Yowell on April 10, 1937, McPherson County, Kansas. He died on December 26, 2001.
Surviving family members include her sons Ronald G. Yowell of Medora, Kansas and Lonnie R Yowell and wife Janet of McPherson, Kansas; her three grandchildren, Christopher Van Dowsey and his wife Maurene, Jeff Allen Yowell, and Sara Diane Munoz and her husband Chris; 12 great-grandchildren, Ashley Yowell, Paige Yowell, Cody Yowell, Courtney Yowell, Brandon Yowell, Shelby Yowell, Hannah Munoz, Carson Munoz, Abbi Yowell, Tim Dowsey and his wife Kerry, Tiffany Dowsey and her fiancee Ryan DeBerry, and Madison Dowsey; three great-great-grandchildren, Breckon Dowsey, Lawson Dowsey, and Payton DeBerry; many nieces and nephews, other relatives and a host of friends.
Laurene was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Harold; sisters, Elsie Nelson and Grace Yowell; brothers Wilbur "Bill" Kubin, Hap Kubin, and Dr. Milford Kubin; and grandson, Lance Michael Yowell.
Friends are invited to call on Sunday, March 18, 2012 from 1 to 5 p.m. with family present from 3 to 5 p.m. at Glidden - Ediger Funeral Home, McPherson, Kansas.
Graveside services will be held 10:00 a.m., on Monday, March 19, 2012 at McPherson Cemetery, McPherson, Kansas with Mr. Homer Yowell officiating.
Family request donations to Hospice House of Reno County and they can be sent in care of the Glidden - Ediger Funeral Home; 222 West Euclid Street; McPherson, Kansas 67460.