Lowrean M. Stark

Wednesday, March 10, 2004

Lowrean M. Stark, 91, Nevada, Mo., died March 8, 2004, at the Barone Alzheimer Care Center. She was born on May 11, 1912, in Nevada, Mo., to James and Elsie McGuire Rutherford. On Sept. 9, 1939, she married John H. Stark, and he preceded her in death on Feb. 27, 1998.

Mrs. Stark was employed as a postal clerk for the United States Post Office until her retirement in 1972. She was a member of the Royal Neighbors and a charter member of the BPWA in Mountain Home, Idaho.

She is survived by a son, John A. Stark, Virginia Beach, Va.; two daughters, June Fecht, Nevada, Mo., and Jeanette Weiss, Princeton, Minn.; 10 grandchildren and numerous great and great-grandchildren; a sister, Collene McLean, Nevada, Mo.; and a sister-in-law. She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Joan Shelton; a brother, Vernon Rutherford and a grandson.

Graveside services will be held at Newton Burial Park on March 11, at 3 p.m., with John Nichols officiating. There will be no visitation. Memorials are suggested to the Barone Alzheimer Care Center in care of Evergreen Memorial Chapel. Arrangements by Evergreen Memorial Chapel.