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Herbert Walter Rowe, Jr.

Obituary for Herbert Walter Rowe, Jr.

October 23, 1923 - July 25, 2017
McHenry, Illinois | Age 93

Loving Husband, Father, Uncle, Cousin, Friend


Herbert Walter Rowe, Jr., age 93, passed away Tuesday, July 25, 2017 in Woodstock. He was born in Chicago on October 23, 1923, the son of Herbert W. Sr., and Alma B. (Schwebke) Rowe. On April 15, 1950, he married Shirley Irene Morck.
Herb served in the United States Army during WWII. He was a self-employed painter, a member of Shepherd of the Hills Church and loved to golf. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
He is survived by his loving wife, Shirley; children: Donna A. (Scott) Anderson of McHenry, Kari D. (Greg) Bartos of McHenry, William A. (Diane) Rowe of Oakwood Hills; grandchildren: Zachary, Nicholas and Luke Bartos, Kristi B. Anderson, Emily and Erik Rowe; great-children: Nolan and Olivia Simonton; brother-in-law: Paul (Rose) Morck; sister-in-law: Ann DiLenge and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters: Shirley Ozog and Delores Pyzik.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, July 29, 2017 from 11am to 12pm with service beginning at 12pm at Colonial Funeral Home, 591 Ridgeview Dr., McHenry, IL 60050.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Herb's name to the American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial, 3725 Alexandria Pike, Cold Spring, KY 41076.
For more information, visit or contact the funeral home at 815-385-0063.

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591 Ridgeview Drive
McHenry, IL 60050
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