May 8, 2013


Joseph Rowley, 56, of Lake City died Saturday, May 4, 2013, at his home.

Funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 11, at Lampe Funeral Home in Lake City with burial in Cottonwood Cemetery, Lake City.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at Lampe Funeral Home.

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Joseph Dale Rowley was born July 3, 1956, at Trinity Regional Hospital in Fort Dodge to Earl and Elva (Slawson) Rowley.

He graduated from high school in 1974, and on April 8, 1978, he married Susann Faro at their home in Stratford.

Joseph worked for 26 years at Electrolux in Webster City and was currently attending DMACC in Carroll where he made the president's list.

Joseph is survived by his wife Susann of Lake City; children Amie (Nick) Eberle, Randy (Gina) Rowley, Lynn (Alex) Pascual and Amanda Rowley (Chris Friedson); 11 grandchildren; brothers Tom, Don, Ron and Steve Rowley; sister Roberta (Chris) Joandies; many nieces and nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews; as well as many friends and college professors and classmates, and honorable grandson, Brandon Potts.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and grandson Bael.