Irene C.Rowland, 96, passed away, Friday, April 5, 2013.

Irene C.Rowland, 96, passed away, Friday, April 5, 2013, at Kansas Christian Home in Newton.

Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, April 8, 2013, at Dunsford Funeral Home, Augusta. Graveside service at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, April 9, at Elmwood Cemetery, Augusta.

Irene was born Jan. 31, 1917 to Martin and Mary Wetschensky. On Dec. 19, 1934 she married William Sherman Rowland. He preceded her in death on June 28, 1978.

She was also preceded in death by a son, Robert Martin Rowland in July 1992; granddaughter Holly Perry; grandson, Kevin Rowland.

Survivors include: sons, William S. Rowland, Jr. (Ramona) of Interlachen, Fla., and Park G. Rowland (Carol) of El Dorado; daughter, Karen Perry of Augusta; brother, Harold Wetschensky (Ethel) of Newton. grandchildren, Monty Rowland (Angie), Gerald Rowland (Juliann), Matt Rowland, Troy Rowland, Charlene Rowland, Kathrina Bradshaw, Scott Perry, Robbie Perry; 8 great-grandchildren; 10 great-great-grandchildren and one on the way.