Frances Alene Shenkle Rowe, age 95, longtime resident of Marshalltown, died on October 12, 2012, in Austin, Texas. Funeral services and a celebration of her life will be held at 1:30 p.m., Friday, October 19, 2012, at the Central Christian Church. Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m., Thursday, October 18, 2012, at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home, where her family will be present to greet friends. Memorial contributions may be directed in her name to her family. For further information or to send a condolence please visit www.mitchellfh.com or call (641) 844-1234. The Mitchell Family Funeral Home is caring for Frances and her family.