Virginia “Jen” Louise Rhoten, 78, of Bettendorf, Iowa passed away on Monday, September 18, 2017, at the University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa. The celebration of Life service will be at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 28, 2017, at Our Savior Lutheran Church, Bettendorf, Iowa.
Jen was born October 30, 1938, at home in Millersville, Christian County, Illinois, daughter of Melvin and Kathryn (Sloan) Lowe. She graduated from Taylorville High School, Taylorville, Illinois, class of 1956. In 1994, Jen graduated from St. Ambrose Collage, Davenport with a BA in Sociology.
Jen is survived by her children: Susan (Dan) Krob of Solon, Iowa, Kay Gover of Parker, Colorado, Carole Noble of Bettendorf and Bill Redeker of Bethel Park, Pennsylvania; siblings: Barb (Ray) Oltmann of Nokomis, Illinois, Dorothy Cheney of Decatur, Illinois, Marge (Norm) Reed of Forsythe, Illinois and Charlie (Donna) Lowe of Tipp City, Ohio.
Jen was preceded in death by her parents, Melvin Lowe and Kathyrn Lowe Wood; brother, Wayne Lowe; husband, Tom Rhoten, Bill Hotchkiss and Ernie Redeker; sons-in-law, Ron Gover and Rick Noble.