Shawnee Rae Fowler, 66

Wednesday, January 2, 2019
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Shawnee Rae Fowler, age 66, of Terry Montana passed away December 25, 2018 in Billings after a brief fight with cancer. Shawnee was born to Philip Dale Brown and Joan E. (Trask) Brown on June 1, 1952 in Terry, MT. She was raised on the Brown Ranch southeast of Terry. She spent her first 6 years of school at the Whitney Creek School in Custer County. She graduated Terry High School in 1970. She then pursued a home economics major at Montana State University in Bozeman, graduating with a bachelor’s degree in 1974. She moved to Shelby, MT to be an extension agent from 1974-1978 where she met Roger David Fowler in 1975 in the beer gardens at the Shelby fair. They were married on June 18, 1977. In the fall of 1978 they moved to the Brown Ranch. Jeremy Allen was born June 28, 1979 and Jenny Lee was born July 9, 1982.

Throughout her life, Shawnee was a member and leader of 4-H, Cowbells and the community sewing club. She served on the school board when her kids were in school. She judged in fairs throughout eastern Montana every year in clothing and food. She loved being a substitute teacher for 20 years in Terry. She enjoyed quilting when her time allowed and took pride in her flower beds every spring. Shawnee was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. Her pride and joy were her grandchildren and tried to fit in as much time as she could with them.

She is preceded in death by her father Philip Dale Brown. She is survived by her husband Dave; Mother Joan Brown of Miles City; Son Jeremy (Kalli) Fowler of Terry; Daughter Jenny (Virgil) Miller of Gillette WY; Brother Michael (Diana) Brown of San Tan Valley AZ; Sister-in-laws Judy Smith of Browning MT, Kathy (Scott) Yerian of Eureka MT and Jeanee (Mark) Wigen of Shelby MT. She has 3 grandchildren Alexis, Beck, and Logan Miller and numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, January 2, 2019

from 1:00-6:00 pm at Stevensons & Sons Funeral Home in Terry, MT. A

Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, January 3, 2018 at 11:00 am at the Ismay Community Church in Ismay, MT.

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