|John Wayne Rowles|
|Written by provided to Sentinel-Tribune|
|Wednesday, 16 October 2013 09:49|
John Wayne Rowles, 87, of Lime City, Ohio, died on October 14, 2013 at his home with his loving wife by his side.
Mr. Rowles was born August 17, 1926 in O'Shanter, PA to Harry Clair and Rachael (Ziegler) Rowles. He married Catherine "Kate" Snyder on March 18, 1945 in Annison, AL.
Surviving are his wife, Catherine and sister, Geraldine Hamilton of Clearfield, PA.
He was preceded in death by his parents and sisters, Delores Bailor, Twila McEwen, Gertrude Thorn, Marie Sloppy, Mildred Lewis and brothers, George, Harvey, Donald, Ronald, Robert and Clair Jr., Rowles.
Wayne served in the Army during World War II in the Philippines, worked for National Supply for 13 years and retired as a machine operator from Bowers Asphalt and Paving in 1988.
He was a life member of the Maumee Eagles Aerie 2562 and VFW Post 2510. He enjoyed many years of deer hunting in Pennsylvania and was an avid fisherman in Ohio and Pennsylvania.
Friends will be received on Friday, October 18, 2013 from 12 noon to 3:00 p.m. in the Witzler-Shank Funeral Home, 222 E.S. Boundary St., Perrysburg, Ohio 43551 (419-874-3133) where funeral services will begin at 3 p.m. following the visitation. The burial will follow at Fort Meigs Union Cemetery.
Contributions can be made to the Make-A-Wish Foundation and Lake Township Park.
Condolences may be made to the family at www.witzlershankfuneralhome.com.
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