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Marlene E. Sower

February 7, 1947 April 7, 2019
Marlene E. Sower
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Obituary for Marlene E. Sower

Marlene Sower, age 72 of Eagan, beloved wife and mother, died on Sunday, April 7, 2019 at N.C. Little Hospice in Edina, Minnesota.
Memorial services will be held at Boldt Funeral Home, Faribault, on Monday, April 15, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. with the Reverend Paul Rieger officiating. Interment will be at Meadow Ridge Memorial Park, Faribault.
Visitation will be at Boldt Funeral Home for one hour prior to the service on Monday.
Marlene E. (Tesch) Sower was born on February 7, 1947 and raised on a farm in St. Ansgar, Iowa. She attended a one-room schoolhouse through Grade 6, graduated from St. Ansgar High School in 1965, and earned an Associative Arts degree from North Iowa Area Community College in 1967. She received a BS in Elementary Education from Mankato State University (MSU) in 1969.
Following graduation from MSU, she married William Sower July 26th, 1969 and accepted a teaching position in Flint, Michigan. Marlene taught 5th grade in the Flint Beecher school district from September 1970 until June 1983. After moving back to Minnesota in 1983, she accepted a position at American Express as an office assistant. At her retirement in 2012, she was the personal assistant of the head financial analyst in her office. Marlene developed an interest in genealogy and created an extensive history of her ancestors. Additionally, she had a life-long love of gardening and planted annuals extensively around the family home.
She is survived by her husband William Sower and daughter Kalli Sower of Eagan, Minnesota; her sister, Marilyn Katcavage of South St. Paul; and her brother Daryl Tesch of Mason City, Iowa.
She was preceded in death by her father and mother; Alfred and Ethel Tesch (Carpenter, Iowa).


Previous Events

Visitation

Monday

15

Apr

9:30 AM 4/15/2019 9:30:00 AM - 10:30 AM 4/15/2019 10:30:00 AM
Boldt Funeral Home

300 Prairie Avenue
Faribault, MN 55021

Boldt Funeral Home
300 Prairie Avenue Faribault 55021 MN
United States

Service

Monday

15

Apr

10:30 AM 4/15/2019 10:30:00 AM
Boldt Funeral Home

300 Prairie Avenue
Faribault, MN 55021

Boldt Funeral Home
300 Prairie Avenue Faribault 55021 MN
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Meadow Ridge Memorial Park Final Resting Place

1435 S. Willow
Faribault, MN 55021

1435 S. Willow Faribault 55021 MN
United States
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