Elaine K. Ague – Rowley

Rowley –  Elaine K. Ague, 77 years old, of Rowley, Iowa, died on Friday, March 5, 2021, at Prairie Hills Assisted Living in Independence, Iowa.  She was born in Independence on May 9, 1943, the daughter of Virgil F. and Katherine M. (Chesmore) Carver.  She graduated from high school in Rowley with the Class of 1961.  On May 18, 1968, she and Larry R. Ague were married in Harrisonville, Missouri.  Mrs. Ague worked for 28 years at West Village Care Center in Independence where she was the Laundry and House Keeping Supervisor.  Mrs. Ague enjoyed spending time out of doors.  She grew vegetables and flowers in her gardens.  She liked to bird watch and the gardens helped attract different types of birds.  She also liked to crochet and work crossword puzzles.

Mrs. Auge is survived by her husband of 52 years, Larry, 1 daughter, Traci (Carl) Livingston of Watonga, Oklahoma, 1 son, Lenny Ague of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 4 grandchildren, Nicholas (Sylvia) Richardson of Midwest City, OK, Andy (Kennesha) Richardson of Watonga, OK, Cameron Livingston of Weatherford, OK, and Carson Jones of Thornton, Colorado, and 3 great grandchildren, Adrian, Leo, and Marc.  She is also survived by 3 brothers, Duane “Chub” Carver of Marion, IA, Larry Dean Carver of Walker, IA, and Wayne (Kathy) Carver of Independence, and 1 sister, Jo Ann Dillon of Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

She was preceded in death by her parents and 3 brothers, Glenn, Neil, and Merlin Carver.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 12 Noon on May 8, 2021, at the Rowley Community Center in Rowley, IA.  Her cremated remains will be buried in Rowley Cemetery in Rowley.  White Funeral Home of Independence is in charge of arrangements.  On line condolences may be left at


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