Doris I. Rowe, 85, a resident of Calumet passed away on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at Aspirus Keweenaw Hospital in Laurium.
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She was born on July 19, 1933 in Woodland Location to Reuben and Thelma (Laitinen) Waara. She attended the local schools, and graduated from Calumet High School with the Class of 1950.
Doris started working as a bookkeeper for Rowe Oil from 1967 and retired in the early 90’s. After retiring from Rowe Oil, she worked for Community Action for several years, along with being the Calumet Township Treasurer for some years as well.
She also was a wonderful cake decorator working at Thurner’s Bakery, and privately at her home after Thurner’s closed.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Reuben and Thelma Waara, her brother, Russell “Fuzzy” Waara, Daughter Jackie Rowe, Granddaughter Amanda L. Rowe.
She is survived by:
Steve Rowe & Tamra of Syracuse Indiana
Scott Rowe of Dexter Oregon
Glenn (Cathy) Rowe of Cedar Bay
Grandchildren: John Rowe of Negaunee
Josh Rowe & Kate of Calumet
Matt (Gwen) Rowe of Portland Oregon
Wendy Montoya of Milwaukie, Oregon
Eric Esler of Milwaukie, Oregon
Great Grandchildren: Dakota, Madeline, Jacalyn, Layla, Eliza Rowe, baby boy Rowe, Kali, Olivia,
Numerous nieces nephews and cousins.
Friends may call at the Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home in Calumet on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am. Funeral services will be held at Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home in Calumet 11:00 am on Wednesday May 22, 2019 with Pastor Jared Howard to officiate.
Burial at Lakeview cemetery.
Online condolences for the family may be left at www.ericksoncrowleypeterson.com
The Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home in Calumet is assisting the family with the arrangements.