Rosie Jean Lowham


Rosie Jean Borino Lowham, age 90, passed away at South Lincoln Medical Center in Kemmerer, on May 19. She was born on April 20, 1931, in Diamondville, the daughter of Joe Borino Sr. and Maggie (Marchello) Borino.

Rosie was the youngest of eight children: Lena Borino, Lucille Wainwright, Margaret Wilkes, Joe Borino Jr., Albert Borino, Ann Roberts and Frank Borino.

Rosie married Pat Lowham on Jan. 15, 1949, in Kemmerer. They had three children, Kevin, Gayle and Neville.

When her husband passed away in 1976, she started to work at the Kemmerer High School cafeteria until 1980, when she went to work as a teller at the First National Bank (Key Bank) in Kemmerer, until her retirement in 1993.

Rosie enjoyed league bowling, playing bingo, casino gambling and mushroom hunting. Fall was her favorite season of the year, and she enjoyed rides up country to see all the fall colors. Most of all, she enjoyed spending time with her family.

Rosie is survived by her son, Kevin Lowham of Kemmerer; a daughter, Gayle (Buck) Wood of Kemmerer; and a son, Neville (Lori) Lowham of Kemmerer. She is survived by her grandchildren: Treasure (John) McPherson, Jamie Painter, Brandon (Becky) Lowham, Matthew (Jeannie) Wood, Eric (Taryn) Wood, Ryan (Rachel) Wood, Sean (Jen) Wood and Tiffany Bundy; and 22 grandchildren, and one great-great-granddaughter.

Rosie is preceded in death by her husband, Pat; her parents; her brothers and sisters; a daughter-in-law, Debby Lowham; and a granddaughter, Kimberly Hankins.

Rosary was recited at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, May 25, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, with a viewing from 5-6 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, May 26, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Kemmerer, with Father Dave Erickson as the celebrant.

Interment followed services at the South Lincoln Cemetery in Kemmerer.

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