Cecilia Marie Rowe was born December 21, 1936, to John and Bessie Reilly. She graduated from the University of Wyoming Nursing School and was a nurse, until she married Gerald Rowe on September 8, 1962. Together they raised a family, living in several national parks where Gerald worked as a civil engineer for the National Park Service for thirty-five years.
She is survived by three sons: Gregory Rowe of Woodstock, VA, Robert (Daniel) Rowe of Rockville, MD, Michael (Patricia) Rowe of Camby, IN; one daughter, Kathleen (Steve) Flora of Davidson, NC ; three grandchildren: Maranda Rowe, Stephen Flora II and Kaitlyn Flora. She was preceded in death by her husband Gerald in 2009.