Eugene Rowe


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Posted Online: June 01, 2010, 5:02 pm
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Eugene Rowe entered into rest Sunday, May 30, 2010.

Private services were held. Arrangements were by Buchholz Mortuaries, St. Louis.

Mr. Rowe served in World War II in the 503rd Port Battalion in New Guinea, and then was employed at McDonald Douglas in St. Louis.

He was the dear son of the late Lyle and Ann Bowie Rowe; dear brother of the late Vernon and Esla Alfred Rowe; dear brother of Gladys Anderson, Moline; dear uncle of Bob, Kim, Will and David Anderson, Jim Rowe, Margaret Carney, Elaine Sheahan, Janice and JoAnne Rowe.














 



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