Born Mary Lou (Ryan) Rowland, in Kansas City, MO, was the daughter of the late George and Emma Lou Ryan. She is preceded in death by her husband, George “Bob” Rowland and her brother,George W. Ryan, Jr.
Mary Lou was raised in Fairway and Mission Hills, KS. She was a member of Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church. During her life, she enjoyed bowling, racing cars, going to the lake, traveling, cruises and spending time with her husband and children. She also enjoyed spending time with family and friends playing cards and going out to eat.
She is survived by her daughter, Sharon and husband, Jay, of Kansas City, KS; her son, Rob and wife, Michelle, of Madison, AL; her grand-children, Ryan, and his wife, Victoria, and great grand-daughter Zoey, of Covington, GA; Morgan and great grand-daughter Mia and great grand-son Michael of Woodville, TX; Madison, and her husband, Chip, and great grand-daughters Kaelyn and Kimberlee, of Houston, TX; and Rusty Rowland, of Madison, AL; her nephew, Wes Ryan, and his wife, Carol, of Lawrence, KS; her Nieces, Laura Ryan, of Kansas City, MO; and Kathy Willnauer, and her husband, Will, of Olathe, KS.
Funeral services will be held at the Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church on Friday, December 7th, 2018. Visitation will be held at 10:30am with the funeral services to follow at 11:00am.
Feel free to donate to the Hospice House or Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church.