George R. Rowley, age 80, of Waupaca, passed away on Tuesday, April 9th, 2013 at Riverside Medical Center in Waupaca.
He was born in Chicago, IL on September 18, 1932, a son of the late Frank and Margaret (Enk) Rowley. George served in the U.S. Marines Corps in the Korean War. He married Martha Bille on May 25, 1963 in Waupaca. George was a member of Badger Community Church.
Survivors include his wife, Martha Rowley, Waupaca, WI; children: Joel (Lisa) Rowley, Dexter, GA; Neil Rowley, Oshkosh, WI; Catherine (Tim) Knowles, Mattoon, WI; Eric (Peggy) Rowley, Waupaca, WI; 11 grandchildren: Sean, Garrett and Gabe Rowley; Miguel, Elisia, Julio and Catalina Rowley; Seth and Emily Knowles; Courtney and Colin Rowley; 1 great grandchild, Enriche Rowley and a brother, Frank (Candy) Rowley Jr., Chicago, IL. He was preceded in death by his parents, and two sisters, Charlotte Walsh and Peggy Montgomery.
Funeral Services were held at the Holly Funeral Home in Waupaca at 11 AM on Saturday, April 13th, 2013, with Reverend Lonnie Stine officiating. Interment will be in the Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Town Dayton, Waupaca Co, at a later date. Visitation was held on Saturday, from 9 AM until the time of the service at the funeral home.