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Anna Mae (Meredith) Rowan Ogilvie

Mar 22, 2012 - Staff

Former Fremont County resident Anna Mae (Meredith) Rowan Ogilvie, 92, died Thursday, March 15, 2012, in Reno, Nev.

Services are at 1 p.m. Friday, March 23, at Memory Gardens Chapel in Medford, Ore., with committal rites at Memory Gardens Memorial Park.

Anna Mae Meredith was born April 30, 1919, in Lander, the daughter of John Edward Meredith and Edna Leona (Fullmer) Meredith. She grew up at Fort Washakie and rode a horse to the Countryman School until going to high school in Lander. She graduated from Fremont County Vocational High School in Lander with the Class of 1938.

She then married Charles Clyde "Smokey" Rowan. They made their home in Wyoming before relocating to Medford, Ore., in 1949. Three children were born to this union -- Charles A. Rowan of Graham, Texas, Ruby M. Rowan and Bonnie J. Edwards, both of Reno, Nev.

Mr. Rowan preceded her in death in 1979.

She had a degree in cosmetology and was an instructor at the Medford Beauty School until she retired.

She was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and her family said she enjoyed traveling, dancing, camping and her family.

In June 2006, she married Edward K. Ogilvie, who survives. They made their home at Glenwood Mobile Home Park in Medford.

Survivors include her husband Edward, her three children, two grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, two nephews, Steve Meredith of Douglas and Kirk Meredith and his wife Shelly of Rock Springs and several cousins in the Fremont County area.

In addition to her first husband and her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother John Edward Meredith Jr. in 1988.

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