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Obituaries

Obituaries

Anna Lee "Cleo" Lown 1921 - 2007 Lawrence

Memorial services for Anna Lee "Cleo" Lown, 85, Lawrence, will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Graveside services will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery. Mrs. Lown died Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2007.She was born Oct. 10, 1921, in Sykes, Mont., the daughter of Warren and Clara Cleveland. She received a teaching degree from Black Hills State College in 1942 and a master's degree in English from Kansas University in 1970. Mrs. Lown enjoyed gardening, spending time with her cats, cooking and writing volumes of poetry.She married Charles Lown Jr. in 1943. He died earlier.A brother, Patrick Cleveland, also died earlier.Survivors include a sister-in-law, Joanne Cleveland, Billings, Mont.; three nieces, Anne Fix, Ekalaka, Mont., Mary Quade, Alamo, Calif., and Margaret Kostelecky, Billings, Mont.; and a nephew, William Cleveland, Nisland, S.D.The family will receive friends at the mortuary following the graveside services.The family suggests memorials to Lawrence Community Theatre, sent in care of the mortuary.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.warrenmcelwain.com">www.warrenmcelwain.com</a>, subject: Lown.