IN LOVING MEMORY OF
MARY EVA "MARIE" (McKIE) HEWETT
Marie (McKie) Hewett, beloved daughter of Sam and Martha McKie, was born in Gaylord, Kansas on January 3, 1916, and peacefully passed away at her home in Norton on November 19, 2018, at the age of 102.
Marie lived with her parents on a farm north of Densmore during her school years. She attended Pikes Peak Rural Grade School until her graduation from the 8th grade in 1929. Marie went on to attend Densmore High School and graduated in 1933. In 1934, Marie began her career as a school teacher at the Pikes Peak Rural Grade School where she taught for 11 years. On November 30, 1935, Marie married the love of her life, Francis Hewett in Mankato, Kansas. They made their home in Norton in 1948, where Marie and Francis were the owners of the Center Café for 22 years.
Marie enjoyed going to auctions, watching tv, reading, and collecting dolls. She loved her cats, but her greatest love was her family, especially her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren.
Survivors include: one son, Raymond, and wife, Karren Hewett, Aurora, Colorado; one daughter, Linda, and husband, Pat Donovan, Norton, Kansas; one brother-in-law, Joe, and wife, Mary Hewett, Longview, Texas; one sister-in-law, Irene Hewett, Dayton Beach, Florida; her caregiver and friend of 11 years, Bobbie Stewart; four grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; several other relatives and friends.
Marie was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one sister, Lula Faye Beach Spaulding, daughter, Janet Keiswetter, and son-in-law, Boyd Keiswetter
FUNERAL SERVICE – Saturday, November 24, 2018 – 11:00 A.M.
PLACE – Enfield Funeral Home – Norton, Kansas
VISITATION – Saturday, November 24, 2018 from 10:00 A.M. until service time.
INTERMENT – Edmond Cemetery – Edmond, Kansas
MEMORIALS – Norton Senior Citizens Center