January 18, 2023
Maridel Lee Fowler, 88, died on Jan. 11, 2023, at Heritage Health Care in Gillespie, Ill.. She was born on March 1, 1934, in Williamson, the daughter of the late William and Nora (Best) Nixon. She married Arvel Fowler on June 29, 1968, at the First Methodist Church in Staunton, and he preceded her in death on Sept. 2, 2011.
Maridel received her Masters Degree in Education and worked as a teacher for Bethalto School District, and the Williamson, Livingston and Staunton School Districts. Maridel was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Bethalto and loved to do needlework and reading.
Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until time of the funeral service at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 18, at Lesicko Funeral Home in Livingston with Pastor Willard Meyer officiating. Burial will take place in Spangle Cemetery near Livingston.
Memorials are suggested to Zion Lutheran Church. Online condolences may be left at http://www.eliaskallalandschaaf.com. Elias, Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home in Bethalto are in charge of arrangements.