Jean Marie Fowler

Jean Marie Fowler, 58, a resident of Fond du Lac, passed away with her family at her side on Monday September 2, 2013 at St. Agnes Hospital, following a courageous battle with cancer.

She was born December 10, 1954 in Fond du Lac, a daughter of Clayton and Sophie Pers Breister.

On October 9, 1981 she married John W. Fowler at Sacred Heart Parish, Fond du Lac.

Jean was a graduate of L.P. Goodrich High School, class of 1974. She was a member of Holy Family Parish, loved caring for children, enjoyed watching the Packers play, casino trips, spoiling her grandson, and spending time with her dogs.

Survivors include her loving husband, John, three sons, Travis (fiancee, Amanda Johanek) Fowler of Malone, and his son, Kayden Fowler, Justin Fowler of Fond du Lac, and Brett (special friend, Diana and her son Cole) of Fond du Lac, her mother Sophie Breister of Fond du Lac, nine brothers and sisters, Mary Beth (Robert) Koenen, Julie (Joseph) Ketter, Patty (Jerry) Kraus, Christine (Bob) Hoey, Ann Lallier, Robert (Pam) Breister, Laurie (Tom) Stark, Richard (Debra) Breister, all of the Fond du Lac area, and Cha (Don) Kildsig of Kiel. She is further survived by brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Bob (Diane) Fowler of Neenah, Rick Fowler of Wauwatosa, Jim (Faye) Fowler of Oconomowoc,  Jeff (Debbie) Fowler of Oconomowoc, Joe (Jeannette) Fowler of Chicago, special friends, Devra Scott, Mary (Rodney) Baumann, and Ann Schob, many nieces, nephews, other relatives and dear friends.

She was preceded in death by her father, Clayton, her father-in-law and mother-in-law, Robert and Lorraine Fowler, and a brother-in-law, James Chesney.

Visitation: The family will receive relatives and friends at the Zacherl Funeral Home on Thursday September 5, 2013 at the Zacherl Funeral Home, Fond du Lac, from 4:00 to 8:00 PM. Visitation will also be held on Friday September 6th, at Sacred Heart Church, Holy Family Parish, 200 South Peters Avenue, Fond du Lac, from 9:30 to 10:45 AM.

Services: A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday September 6, 2013, 11:00 AM at Sacred Heart Church. Cremation will follow traditional services.

“The family extends their deep appreciation to Dr. Jones, and his entire staff and the Central Wisconsin Cancer Center and St. Agnes Hospital 5th south for the compassionate and loving care they showed Jean.”

In lieu of flowers, memorials in Jean’s name may be directed to the Central Wisconsin Cancer Center, 480 E. Division Street Fond du Lac, WI 54935

Zacherl Funeral Home is serving the family.