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 Lewis Harold “Red” Rowe

Lewis Harold “Red” Rowe

Birth
Nekoosa, Wood County, Wisconsin, USA
Death 27 Dec 2008 (aged 79)
Wisconsin Rapids, Wood County, Wisconsin, USA
Burial Nekoosa, Wood County, Wisconsin, USA
Memorial ID 59008403 · View Source
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Lewis Harold 'Red' Rowe, 79, of Nekoosa, died Saturday, Dec. 27, 2008, at Riverview Hospital in Wisconsin Rapids. Red was born March 13, 1929, in Nekoosa, to Harry and Eloise (Foley) Rowe. He married Joyce Olsen on July 30, 1949, in Wisconsin Rapids. She died July 16, 2004.

For 40 years, Red was employed by Nekoosa Papers Inc., retiring as general foreman of the finishing room. He was a former member of the Nekoosa Fire Department and longtime member of Sacred Heart Church.

Red was a lifelong baseball enthusiast; as a player in earlier years and as a fan in later years. He enjoyed going to the casino and trips to Las Vegas. Red was a devoted family man who dearly loved his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Survivors include six children, Dennis (Betty) Rowe of Nekoosa, Kenneth (Peggy) Rowe of Port Edwards, LuAnne Lassa of Minnetonka, Minn., Patti (John) Brundidge of Wisconsin Rapids, Thomas (Monea) Rowe of Neenah, James (Jennifer) Rowe of Nekoosa; son-in-law, Randy Lassa of Nekoosa; 14 grandchildren, Ryan, Christopher, Nicholas, Daniel, Jordan, Taylor, Whitney, Maghan and Kenndey Rowe, Keyna Nueoffer, Travis and Tricia Craft, and Benjamin and Jenna Brundidge; 10 great-grandchildren; and one sister, Martha (Robert) Nash of Wisconsin Rapids.

Red was preceded in death by his wife; parents; two brothers, John and Donald; and two sisters, Norma and Ruth Rowe.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Nekoosa. The Rev. John Swing will officiate. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery in Nekoosa.


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  • Created by: El Memorializer
  • Added: 21 Sep 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 59008403
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lewis Harold “Red” Rowe (13 Mar 1929–27 Dec 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 59008403, citing Riverside Cemetery, Nekoosa, Wood County, Wisconsin, USA ; Maintained by El Memorializer (contributor 47029561) .