Obit: Rowlew, George (1899 - 1978)




----Source: Tribune-Record-Gleaner 07/05/1978



A Committal Service was held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, July 6, followed by a Memorial Service at 11 a.m., at the United Methodist Church, Loyal, for George Rowley, 78, of Route 2, Loyal, Clark County.

Officiating at the services was Rev. Charles Sanford, pastor of United Methodist Church, Loyal. Connie Meyer was the soloist, accompanied by Julie Feldt on the organ. Interment was in the Loyal Cemetery.

George Rowley was born in Evanston, Ill. On Nov. 20, 1899. He moved to Clark County at the age of 14 from Kansasville in Racine County.

He was married to Gladys Herdrich in the Town of Loyal on Dec. 26, 1923. They lived in Park Falls for three years after their marriage. They moved to the Town of Loyal, where he farmed until 1962. He was also a meat cutter for both Rellis and Colby Grocery Stores in Loyal for six years. They celebrated their golden wedding anniversary in 1973.

Survivors include his wife, Gladys two sons, Donald and Daryl, both of Loyal; one daughter, Mrs. Claire (Ilene) Schlinsog, Kenosha; one brother, Edward of Seattle, Wash.; one sister, Mrs. Carl (Dorothy) Olson of Woodburn, Ore.; 16 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Serving as pallbearers were Jack Schlinsog, Dale Schlinsog, Jerry Schlinsog, Jim Rowley, Ronald Rowley and Donald Rowley, all grandsons

He was preceded in death by one brothers, Donald and one sister, Lucy.

Rinka Funeral Home, Loyal, was in charge of arrangements.



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