The Norman Transcript

Obituaries

May 26, 2013

Gwendolyn Sue (Rowe) Kragh

NORMAN — Gwendolyn Sue (Rowe) Kragh, 72, of Norman, passed away Friday, May 24, 2013, at the Norman Regional Hospital in Norman. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Bethel Baptist Church in Norman. Interment will follow at Newcastle Memorial Gardens in Newcastle.

Gwendolyn was born Oct. 16, 1940, in Pampa, Texas to the late N.W. and Juanita (Long) Rowe. She grew up in Center, graduating from Vaness High School in 1959. Gwendolyn married the love of her life Jim Kragh on Aug. 31, 1963, in Center, and to this union Jeff, Amber and Crystal were born. They made their home in Chickasha for many years.

Gwen received her Bachelor of Science Degree from University of Science & Arts of Oklahoma. She began teaching elementary special education at the Cement Public Schools, retiring after 20 years. After retirement, they moved to Norman where they have since resided.

Gwen was a member of the Bethel Baptist Church, Bloom and the Home Demonstration of Grady County. Gwen was very creative. She was very talented in decorating, an outstanding seamstress, and was a professional shopper.

She and Jim enjoyed traveling together on many family vacations including numerous cruises. She loved spending time with her family.

She is survived by her husband, Jim Kragh of the home; daughters, Amber Dunlevy and husband Chris of Norman and Crystal Krey and husband Doug of Rush Springs; daughter-in-law, Jennifer Kragh of Krum, Texas; brothers, Billy Rowe and his wife Glenda of Stratford, Ronnie Rowe and his wife Olene of Stratford and Regie Rowe and his wife Katherine of Stratford; grandchildren, Justin Kragh, Nick and Nate Dunlevy, Mason and Raygan Krey; and hosts of friends.

Gwen was preceded in death by her parents; one son, Jeff Kragh; and a special aunt, Doris Pickard.

Condolences and an online guest book are available at www.PalmerMarlerFH.com.

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