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John Earl Rowe

August 20 , 1951 - July 10 , 2023
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John Earl Rowe

August 20 , 1951 - July 10 , 2023


Wednesday, July 12, 2023

2:00 ~ 8:00 PM

Michigan Memorial Funeral Home


Thursday, July 13, 2023

10:00 AM

Michigan Memorial Funeral Home Chapel

Interment in Michigan Memorial Park



ROWE, John E., age 71, of Gibraltar, July 10, 2023. Beloved husband of JoAlice Rowe.  Loving father of Donovan (Catherine) Rowe and Allison (Steven) Shank.  Dearest grandfather of Paris Rowe, Josiah Rowe, Elijah Rowe, Isaiah Rowe, Elliah Shank, Ethan Shank, Evan Shank and Emma Shank. He is also survived by his siblings Robert (Mary Lou) Rowe, Bill Rowe, Teresa (Sam) Bates, Nick (Trudy) Rowe, Sharon (Phil) Servoss, Becky (Jeff) Sears, Brad (Deb) Rowe, Gordie Rowe, Connie (Karl) Brown, Pam (Greg) Fanslau, sister-in-law Jackie Rowe, sister-in-law Tracy (Dave) Pinkowski, niece Alexia (Joe) Mathews, nephew Tyler (Karli) Pinkowski, niece Brittia Pinkowski and many other loving nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents Walter and Lucille Rowe and his brother Les Rowe. John was a former member and past president of MSRT, Melvindale School Board, Melvindale City Council and Deacon of Christ Family Church. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Rowe Family.  


  • Tom and I are so sorry for your loss. May John now rest peacefully with our lord. Karen S Rowe
  • Keeping you and your family in my prayers Cathy. May you forever cherish the memories and thoughts of your father. Sending my condolences to you and your family. Katie Albrecht
  • I’m so sorry to hear this. Prayers for peace and comfort for all of you. ❤️ Diane Hornbeck
  • Patty and I are so sorry to hear about John. He had a gentle and loving soul, and certainly lent his talents to any who needed him. The entire family is in our thoughts and prayers. May God hold you closer during this difficult time. George Wescott (Tim)
  • Mr Rowe was my Radiology teacher back in 1989. He was the best teacher and boy did he love physics. I have thought about him over the years and appreciate everything he did for us students. My condolences to the family. May you RIP Mr Rowe 😞 Vanessa Clausen
  • On behalf of the Michigan Society of Radiologic Technologists, you will be greatly missed! Prayers and thoughts to your family! Michigan Society of Radiologic Technologists

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