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Obit: George H. Rowe

by jmaloni

*Taken from the Feb. 7 Island Dispatch

Tue, Feb 11th 2014 04:35 pm

George H. Rowe, 84, of Grand Island entered into rest Feb. 1, 2014.

He was the devoted husband of 41 years to Hazel Fancher Rowe; loving father of Dan, Todd and Linda (James) Carlson, and Donna; grandfather of Brian, Lyssa and Lisa. He was the brother of Jim (Joan) Rowe and the late Joan Johnson. He also leaves many fond nieces and nephews.

George was a retiree from General Electric; a Navy, Korean War veteran; and a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9249 and the American Legion. George marched in the Grand Island Fourth of July Parade for many years as Uncle Sam.

No prior visitation; family and friends are invited to a memorial service, Saturday, Feb. 15, at Island Presbyterian Church, 1822 Huth Road, Grand Island, at noon. Flowers gratefully declined. Donations may be made to the Parkinson's Foundation or to Grand Island Fire and Rescue.

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