Rena Gowing

Obituary of Rena Ruth Gowing

Rena R. Gowing passed away January 21, 2022 at the age of 91. She was born in Eugene, OR to Wilhelm & Helen (Gilbert) Rieck. She lived in Lorane, Graduated from Lorane High School, lived 40 years in Springfield before moving to Eugene.

She worked 4 years at the Telephones Co., 19 years for Springfield School District as Cook Manager at Camp Creek and Walterville schools before retiring.

Rena loved her flowers, garden , travels and working with Sister and Stiches at the First Baptist Church, Kings Class, Friendship Clubs and Women in Touch.

Rena was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 56 years Willard, her twin sister Reta, granddaughter Stephanie.

Survivors include a daughter Louise Finn, husband Richard, son Clifford Gowing and wife Kathleen, grandson Nicholas.

A private graveside service was held per mother’s request on February 3, 2022. Special thank you to Pete Moore Hospice  House , Carol Hinson, her friends for their [prayers and support. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Pete Moore Hospice House or charity of your choice.

Arrangements entrusted to Springfield Memorial Funeral Home. Please access the obituary and you are invited to sign the guestbook at 

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