September 03, 1962 - August 11, 2023
Marcy Kowskie, 60 of Glenwood, IA, passed away at her home on Friday, August 11, 2023. Celebration of Life will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, August 26, 2023 at the Loess Hills Funeral Home in Glenwood with Pastor John McNeil officating. Visitiation at the funeral home will be held one hour prior to the service beginning at 9:30 a.m.
Loess Hills Funeral Home in Glenwood is caring for Marcy and her family.
Memorials: Directed to the family
Marcy Ann (Orton) Kowskie, 60 of Glenwood, IA, passed away at her home on Friday, August 11, 2023.
Marcy was born on September 3, 1962 in Clarinda, IA, one of four children of Richard Bruce and Ruth Arlene (McCullough) Orton. She graduated from high school and took some college credits. Marcy worked as a driver's education instructor for Street Smart.
Marcy and Donald Miles Kowskie were united in marriage on August 8, 1987 in Omaha, NE. They were married 34 years, when Donald passed away on February 27, 2022.
Safety was Marcy's middle name. She drove a school bus for the Glenwood School District for many years. She took pride in her job as a driver's training instructor and test person. Marcy was a hard worker. She loved going to breakfast on Thursday mornings, selling her eggs at the Glenwood Farmers' Market, and loved to socialize with her friends. Marcy loved her farm, horses, her dog Beans, chickens, goats, and especially her friends and family.
In addition to her husband, Marcy was preceded in death by her mother Ruth; and grandparents, Lloyd and Dorothy McCullough, and Bruce and Vera Orton.
Marcy is survived by her daughter Sara Kowskie of Council Bluffs, IA; stepdaughter Kelly Whitehead (Jeff) of Texas; father Richard Orton of Warroad, MN; sisters, Nancy Anundson (Bertel) of Baudette, MN, and Cindy Sawyer of Wadena, MN; brother Randy Orton (Carol) of Baudette; and other relatives and friends.