Ellen Rowe TISKILWA - Ellen Mae Rowe, 86, of Tiskilwa passed away Monday, Oct. 17, 2016, at Liberty Village of Princeton. Born Jan. 3, 1930, in Paragould, Ark., the daughter the Charles G. and Mary E. (Vaughn) Rowe of Hannibal, Mo., she married Charles A. Rowe on Feb. 22, 1953, in Hannibal, Mo. She graduated from Hannibal High School in 1948. She was a homemaker and bookkeeper for the family farm. She was a member of Arch Street Methodist Church in Hannibal, Mo., the Henry United Methodist Church, and the United Methodist Women of Saratoga United Methodist Church. She was a volunteer for the Tiskilwa Public Library. She is survived by four children, Cathy (Richard) Ingram of St. Charles, Becky (Richard) Van Deventer of LeRoy, Bob (Pam) Rowe of Mahomet and Ken (Mary) Rowe of Phoenix, Ariz.; 12 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; two sisters-in-law, Ellen Ricci of Oklahoma and Eunice McCauley of Princeton; and one brother-in-law, Harold L. Bullington of Princeton. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles A. Rowe; and her parents. Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, at the Norberg Memorial Home in Princeton. Burial will follow in the Henry City Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21, at the funeral home. Memorials may be directed to Tiskilwa Fire and Rescue Department or Tiskilwa Public Library. Online condolences may be left at norbergfh.com .
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