Melvin Dwain Towner

HUGOTON - Melvin Dwain Towner, age 94, died Aug. 29, 2020, he was born on April 4, 1926 near Hooker, OK to Floyd and Thelma Towner. He served honorably in the US Army during WWII and returned to pursue an engineering degree at the University of Colorado. On June 13, 1957, he married Adena Kostreva.


He is survived by his wife, children, Dena and Melvin, brothers Roy and Gary, and sister Eileen Keyser. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother Don.


A memorial has been established for Pheasant Heaven Charities or Project Hope. Memorials may be mailed to Robson Funeral Home, P.O. Box 236, Hugoton, KS 67951. Visitation was held Sept. 1, 2020, 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Robson Funeral Home, Hugoton. A private burial will be held at Hooker Cemetery, Hooker, OK at a later date.