August 23, 1953 - June 13, 2022
Catherine Vinson Rueseler Lowes, 68 of Jackson, Missouri passed away, Monday, June 13, 2022. She was born August 23, 1953, in Cape Girardeau to the late Vinson Luckman and Catherine (Kitty) McGowan Rueseler. Catherine graduated from Cape Central High School in 1971. She raised her family and graduated from Southeast Missouri State University with a BS in Social Work in 1998. Catherine was a case worker for Bootheel Counseling Services in the early 2000’s. Cathy loved life, laughter, and Motown music. She was a devoted mother and grandmother. She was a well loved, trustworthy friend. She respected everyone and was generous to her friends and family in many ways. She told great stories, and was always ready to lend an ear to listen to others. She was fair and kind to all who knew her. She provided several dogs long, comfortable lives as a pet owner. Cathy liked to be part of her grandchildren’s activities, especially Girl Scout projects in which she was a long time member and adult volunteer. Survivors include two daughters, Amanda (Miles) Walker of Cape Girardeau and her children, Faun (Tabatha) Rose, Chloe Catherine, and Vinson Paul Walker, Olivia Wells of Shelbyville, Indiana and her children, August, Michael and Anelise of Illinois, Chancelor and Bones of Indiana: son, Drew Lowes of Shawneetown, Missouri; former husband, David Lowes, who remained a good friend to the end; sister Vicki (Jim) Overstreet of Madison, Mississippi, brothers John Rueseler of Houston, Texas, and Rob (Janet) Rueseler of Cape Girardeau. Paternal relatives aunt Ruth Rueseler Knote, cousins Nancy (Bob) Evenden of Dallas, Texas, Elizabeth and Richard (Mary) Knote of Cape Girardeau, Patti Knote of Indianapolis Indiana, Judy Rueseler of Cape Girardeau, Rebecca Rueseler of Oregon, maternal aunts and uncles, Elease McGowan Morgan of Augusta Georgia and Martha McGowan Tudor of Augusta, Georgia, Joseph Lamar McGowan Jr. of Evans, Georgia, Leon McGowan of Atlanta, Georgia, Carl McGowan of Sylvania, Georgia, and William H. McGown Sr. of Martinez, Georgia. She was preceded in death by parents, paternal cousins, Ronald Rueseler, and Barbara Knote Head. Visitation will be Saturday, June 25,2022, from 4:00p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Ford and Sons Mt. Auburn Chapel. A celebration of life memorial service will follow at 6:00 p.m. with Bob Towner officiating.
Catherine Vinson Rueseler Lowes, 68 of Jackson, Missouri passed away, Monday, June 13, 2022. She was born August 23, 1953, in Cape Girardeau to the late Vinson Luckman and Catherine (Kitty) McGowan Rueseler. Catherine graduated from Cape... View Obituary & Service Information
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