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Ernest W. Rowe

Fri, May 30th, 2003
Posted in Obituaries

Ernest W. Rowe, 79, of rural Fountain, a retired construction worker, died May 21, 2003 at his home.

Ernest was born May 20, 1924, in Carimona Township, Fillmore County, the son of Pete and Amanda (Ohl) Rowe. From 1942 to 1944, he served in the Army with duty in the European theater and participated in the Battle of the Bulge. On Sept. 6, 1947, he married Myrna Feiheit in Wykoff. They lived in Wykoff and the surrounding areas. He was employed in the construction trade. Mr. Rowe was a lifetime member of the VFW and a current member of the Spring Valley post. He enjoyed fishing and horseback riding.

Survivors include his wife; a son, David (Pam) of Mankato; two grandchildren; and a brother, Art (Maxine) of Wykoff. Three sisters and two brothers preceded him in death.

The funeral was held May 26, 2003 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Wykoff, with the Rev. Donald Flaten officiating. Burial was in Dr. Martin Luther Lutheran Cemetery in rural Spring Valley with military graveside rites. Thauwald Funeral Home in Wykoff was in charge of arrangements.

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