Born in East Providence, she was a daughter of Olaf and Alma (Soderburg) Friden.
Mrs. Fowler was a good mother to her own children along with the many others she unselfishly raised. She was an avid reader.
She was the mother of Ann Nowak and her husband, Vincent Ricciardelli of Pascoag, her grandchildren: Steven Salisbury, whom she loved dearly, Carol, Eileen, and Christine Fowler and a number of great grandchildren. She was the mother of the late Richard Fowler, grandmother of the late Richard Fowler and sister of the late Agnes Cady, Hilda Sandstrom, Esther Desjarlais, Ida Ingham, Henry, Richard and Theodore Friden.
Her funeral services will be held on Saturday, August 25 at 11:00 AM in the Faith Fellowship Church, Route 16, Uxbridge, MA. In lieu of flowers donations in her memory may be made to Smile Train, PO Box 96231, Washington, DC 20090 or smiletrain.org