Raymond Rowe, age 84, of American Falls, ID, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013.
Ray was born on Dec. 16, 1928, to William Pat and Margaret Ann Rowe. He attended Fairview Elementary School and American Falls High School.
He married Emma Jean Rast on Aug. 7, 1957. They had three daughters and one son.
He was a great farmer of potatoes and wheat in Pleasant Valley and the farm was known as Roadrunner Farms. His prized possessions were his John Deere 4020 and his 1976 Lincoln Continental. His hobbies included trap shooting and taking care of the lawn, which he was so proud of.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Emma Jean; parents; brother Miles, sister Helen Peckham, and sister Elda Boyle. He is survived by his brothers, William Pat and Willard. He is also survived by his children, Cindy (Joe) Phillips of Boise; Carol (Howard) Claassen of Pocatello; Miles of American Falls; Charlene (Steve) Gallo of Prescott, AZ; grandchildren Corey Magee, Emma Phillips, Jennilee Claassen, Ryan Claassen, Tyler (Haley) Rowe, Taryn (Quinn) Carbol, Brianna Gallo, Katelyn Gallo and Christina Gallo.
We extend gratitude and thankfulness to Ashley Manor for their excellent care of our Dad. We will all miss you Dad!
Graveside services will be Saturday, Oct. 5, at 11 a.m., at Falls View Cemetery with a luncheon following at St. John’s Lutheran Church.
Condolences and memories may be shared at www.davisrosemortuary.com.
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