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Louisa "Louise" Rowell

September 16, 1924 February 3, 2019
Louisa "Louise" Rowell
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Louisa “Louise” (Race) Rowell, 94, of Oconto Falls passed away peacefully February 3, 2019 at the Atrium of Oconto Falls. She was born to the late John and Louisa (Meister) Race September 16, 1924 in Little Suamico. She married Charles “Bud” C. Rowell October 23, 1941 in Oconto. The couple owned and operated a sawmill in Morgan for over 30 years. They also enjoyed woodworking, making many rocking chairs and windmills and traveling across the state selling them. Louise enjoyed canning, gardening, feeding the birds and bird watching, embroidering and making quilts for her grandchildren.
Surviving are 3 children, John Rowell, Charles A. (Doris) Rowell, Ron (Linda) Rowell, 10 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild, and 1 sister Alice Peontek. Louise was preceded in death by her parents, husband Charles “Bud” a daughter Charlotte Ratz, 2 brothers, George and John Race, 2 sisters, Laura Bergh and Lydia Van Lanen.
The family will greet relatives and friends Saturday, February 9, 2019 at the Rhodes-Charapata Funeral Home, 121 Chicago St., Oconto from 9 AM until the time of the Funeral Service at 11 AM with Deacon Walt Kaszynski officiating. Louise will be placed to rest at Brookside Cemetery. Please visit RhodesCharapata.com to express online condolences.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staffs of the Atrium of Oconto Falls and Unity Hospice for their wonderful care.


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Saturday

9

Feb

9:00 AM 2/9/2019 9:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 2/9/2019 11:00:00 AM
Rhodes-Charapata - Oconto

121 Chicago Street
P.O. Box 351
Oconto, WI 54153

Rhodes-Charapata - Oconto
121 Chicago Street Oconto 54153 WI
United States

Service

Saturday

9

Feb

11:00 AM 2/9/2019 11:00:00 AM
Rhodes-Charapata - Oconto

121 Chicago Street
P.O. Box 351
Oconto, WI 54153

Rhodes-Charapata - Oconto
121 Chicago Street Oconto 54153 WI
United States
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