Victor E. Rowland, 88, died Thursday, May 19, 2011, at South Wind Hospice Home in Pratt. He was born April 26, 1923, in Protection, the son of Lawrence and Martha Daugherty Rowland.


Victor E. Rowland, 88, died Thursday, May 19, 2011, at South Wind Hospice Home in Pratt. He was born April 26, 1923, in Protection, the son of Lawrence and Martha Daugherty Rowland. 

He was a cabinetmaker for JA Knight & Sons for 37 years. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Pratt. He was a US Army Veteran who served in World War II from 1943-1946 and received a Purple Heart.

On Jan. 21, 1947 he married Alice Krehbiel in Enterprise. She survives.

Other survivors include two daughters Vicki Roger Seward, Topeka, and Pam (Jack) Burleson, Augusta; son, David (Carolyn) Rowland, Pratt; nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; a brother, J.D. (Audry) Rowland, Rogers, Ark.; two sisters, Barbara Sangster, and Katie (Dean) Hoover, both of Pratt.

Cremation has taken place. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, May 27 at the Pratt Senior Center. Memorials may be made to South Wind Hospice in care of Larrison Mortuary.  Condolences for the family may be left at www.larrisonmortuary.com.