Gigi Rowland, 61, died Monday, November 4, 2019 at the Swedish Medical Center in Englewood, Colorado. She was born June 2, 1958 in Lakin, Kansas the daughter of Roy & Jenny (Martinez) Rowland.
Gigi grew up in Garden City. She attended St. Mary Grade School and then Garden City Public Schools. She graduated from Garden City High School in 1976. Gigi remained in Garden City until the 1990’s when she moved to Wichita, Kansas. Gigi worked for the Finney County Sheriff’s Office and UPS. She also served in the Kansas Army National Guard. An avid sports fan, she loved playing softball, the outdoors, music, and helping people.
Survivors include her mother Jenny Rowland of Wichita, Kansas; five siblings Lonnie (Dee) Rowland of Garden City, Kansas, Izzy Rowland (Renee Warden) of Overland Park, Kansas, Vera Rowland of Amarillo, Texas, Sophie Rowland of Wichita, Kansas, & Orly Rowland of Wichita, Kansas; seven nieces and nephews Hunter Rowland, Zach Rowland, Nick Rowland, Isiah Rowland, Brandon Rojas, Vanessa Rowland, & Michael Kiskaden; and numerous great-nieces and great-nephews. Gigi is preceded in death by her father and an infant brother.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 9, 2019 at Cornerstone Church in Garden City with Raul Silva officiating. A private family burial will take place at a later date. There will be no calling hours. The family suggests memorials given to the Gigi Rowland Memorial Fund in care of Garnand Funeral Home of Garden City.