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 Anita M. <I>Henke</I> Rowley

Anita M. Henke Rowley

La Crosse County, Wisconsin, USA
Death 15 Oct 2015 (aged 79)
La Crosse County, Wisconsin, USA
Burial La Crosse, La Crosse County, Wisconsin, USA
Memorial ID 153860640 · View Source
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Anita Rowley quietly passed away on Wednesday, October 15, 2015 after a long battle with dementia. She was born in La Crosse on May 30, 1936 to Emil and Anna Henke.

Anita was preceded in death by her parents, her daughter, Linnea Wiersgalla, her sister, Marcella Schied and her brothers Roger and Norman (Cynthia) Henke.

She is survived by her daughter, Katherine (Jeff) Giffin; son-in-law Herman Wiersgalla; two grandchildren;; many cousins, great nieces and nephews.

Anita worked for many years at Gundersen Clinic where she made a great many friends. In 2013, Anita was admitted to Anna’s House in Sturgeon Bay, Wis. She was affectionately known as "The Mother Hen " to many who knew her.

Burial at Woodlawn Cemetery in La Crosse.

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  • Added: 17 Oct 2015
  • Find A Grave Memorial 153860640
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Anita M. Henke Rowley (30 May 1936–15 Oct 2015), Find A Grave Memorial no. 153860640, citing Woodlawn Cemetery, La Crosse, La Crosse County, Wisconsin, USA ; Maintained by JudyH (contributor 47396333) .