Jon Michael Rowland 1964 - 2009 Topeka
Funeral services for Jon Michael Rowland, 44, of Topeka, will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Brennan-Mathena Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery in Topeka.
Mr. Rowland died Saturday, June 6, 2009, at his home.
He was born on July 3, 1964, in Topeka, the son of Ronald Edward and Marilyn R. Southard Rowland.
Mr. Rowland was a painter. He and his fiancee had a painting company called the Urban Curbin that they had operated the past five years. He enjoyed painting and boating, and especially loved animals.
He was a member of the Mater Dei Assumption Parish.
Survivors include his parents, Marilyn Rowland and Douglas Flair of Topeka and Ronald and Debbie Rowland of Lawrence; his fiancee, Ellen Charon, of the home; two sons, Timothy Kemble, Carbondale, and Dakota Payne, Lyons; a sister, Kim Johansen and husband Jeff, of Topeka; four brothers, Scott Rowland and wife April, and Troy Flair and wife Stacie, all of Topeka, Terry Flair and wife Joyce, Fort Worth, Texas, and Ryan Rowland and wife Lindsay, Charleston, S.C.; and several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call after 2 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, where a parish rosary will be recited at 6 p.m. Tuesday and the family will receive friends afterward until 8 p.m.
The family suggests memorials to the National Alliance for Mental Illness, sent in care of the Brennan-Mathena Funeral Home, 800 SW Sixth Ave., Topeka, KS 66603.
Online condolences may be sent at brennanmathenafh.com.