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In Memory of Marie R. Dowse

Marie R. Dowse

October 10, 1932 - June 21, 2006




Marie R. Dowse, age 73 of Pleasant Prairie, died on Wednesday, June 21, 2006 at Aurora Medical Center. Born on October 10, 1932 in Escanaba, MI, she was the daughter of the late Paul and Olga (Larson) Ramseth. Marie was a graduate of Rock High School in Rock, Michigan. On November 28, 1953 in Perkins, MI, she married the love of her life, Byron C. Dowse. Marie along with her husband owned and operated the children?s clothing store, Florence?s Tots and Teens which was located in the Town & Country Shopping Center for over 30 years. She was a member of St. Therese Catholic Church. Marie?s life centered around her love of working and socializing with people throughout her retail career. She is survived by her loving husband, Byron C. Dowse; four children, Col. Byron C. Dowse, III, serving with the Pentagon, Washington, DC, Janna Rai Lovejoy of LaCenter, WA, David Paul (Barbara) Dowse of Diepflingen, Switzerland, and John C. Dowse of Kenosha; a sister, Gayle (Roman) Gill of Escanaba, MI; two brothers, Roger (Janet) Ramseth of Green Bay, WI, and Curtis (Geri) Ramseth of Negaunee, MI; four grandchildren, Kristina Vranak, Miriam, Byron IV, Jenny and Lena Dowse; and four great-grandchildren, Kierstin, Alyssa, Kaylee, and Jaden Vranak.



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