DatesFebruary 8, 1923 - March 1, 2009
Gerald Arthur Rowe was born February 8, 1923, in Mitchell, SD, to Charles and Mary Rowe. He graduated from Notre Dame High School in Mitchell in 1941. He served in the US Army during World War II. He and his wife, Cecilia, both graduated from the University of Wyoming. In September of 1962, he married Cecilia Marie Reilly. Gerald worked as a civil engineer for the federal government for 35 years.
He is survived by his wife, Cecilia Marie Rowe; three sons: Gregory P. Rowe of Woodstock, VA, Robert C. Rowe and his companion, Daniel of Rockville, MD, Michael (Patricia) Rowe of Camby, IN; one daughter, Kathleen (Steve) Flora of Davidson, NC; one brother, Francis Rowe of Yorba Linda, CA; two sisters, Joann Hanni of Fredrick, MD, Doris (Duane) Hall of Scottsdale, AZ; three sisters in law: Mabel Rowe of Mitchell, SD, Ida Rowe of Mitchell, SD, Mary Rowe of Long Beach, CA; one brother in law, Charles Cain of Brookings, SD; and three grandchildren: Maranda Rowe, Stephen Flora II and Kaitlyn Flora and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by four brothers: Paul, Lewis, Leroy and Don Rowe and four sisters: Laurette Isenhauer, Hilda Shroyer, Marie Knutson and Teresa Cain.
To Be Announced
CemeteryMilitary Graveside Rites
Monday, March 9, 2009 ~ 10:30 AM
Mitchell, South Dakota