Rowse, Jr., Richard Edson
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Jun. 16, 1925 - Jul. 26, 2013
Richard Edson Rowse, Jr., age 88, of Holmes Beach, FL, formerly of Grand Blanc, MI, died July 26, 2013. Services will be held 11:00 AM Tuesday, July 30, 2013 at First Presbyterian Church of Flint, 746 S. Saginaw St., Flint, MI. Rev. Paul Ytterock will officiate. Those desiring may make contributions to Genesys Hospice or Roser Memorial Community Church in Anna Maria, FL. Richard was born June 16, 1925 in Binghamton, NY, the son of Richard Edson and Ruth (McKallor) Rowse. He was married to Ursula Adams on June 14, 1947. Mr. Rowse was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving in WWI and the Korean War. Mr. Rowse worked in wholesale pharmaceuticals for over 40 years, then sold real estate. He was an active member of Flint Rotary Club, First Presbyterian Church of Flint, Roser Memorial Community Church in Anna Maria, FL and volunteered for Key Royale Club in Holmes Beach, FL. Surviving are wife of 66 years, Ursula; children, Janet R. (David) Nyholm, Barbara R. (Jim) VanDam, Sally R. (Sam) Catanese, Richard E. (Joni) Rowse, III; grandchildren, Jennifer, David, Christopher, Emily, James, Sam, Sarah, Joe, Richard IV, Tyler and Parker; great-grandchildren, Robert, Megan, Luke, Henry, Bela, Nelson, Cooper and Gracie; sister, Elizabeth Rowse Wilson; niece, Elizabeth; nephew, Gary. Online condolences may be posted on the obituaries page of www.sharpfuneralhomes.com
Published in Herald Tribune from July 30 to July 31, 2013
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