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Re: Looking for Rowe burial


Posted By: Sarah Thorson Little (email)
Date: 9/1/2017 at 00:21:56

In Response To: Looking for Rowe burial (Sarah)

Clara Arabella (Doll) Rowe
December 5, 1878 --- February 2, 1951

Manly Cemetery in Manly, Iowa


Mason City Globe Gazette -- Mason City, Iowa
February 7, 1951

Last Rites at Manly for Former Resident

Manly Committal rites were held at Manly Monday afternoon for Mrs. Layton Howe, 74, of North English, the Rev. Carl Frankhauser officiating. Mrs. Rowe, a former resident of Manly, died Friday of a heart attack, after walking 3 blocks to do baby sitting. She had not been ill. She was preceded in death by her husband in 1943, and in the same year moved from Manly to North English where she had lived in the home of a sister. She also leaves a brother at North English, and a sister at Clear Lake. Mrs. Rowe was a member of the Christian Church.


Williamsburg Journal Tribune --- Williamsburg, Iowa
February 8, 1951

Funeral Service Held Sunday; Interment Made Monday At Manly, Iowa

Clara Arbella Doll Howe died Friday in the home of her sister Mrs. Margaret Rowe in North English. Her funeral was held Sunday afternoon in the North English Christian church conducted by Dr. Marchon de Poister of Grinnell. Music was by Mrs. Dean Thomas, Betty Jo Gilchrist and Mrs. Merle Smith. Pallbearers were Frank Jones, Virgil Fancher, E. L. Graham, Don Turner, Harold Wilhite and Walter Cassaday. Burial was at Manly, Iowa. Monday.

Mrs. Rowe was the daughter of Jacob and Martha Doll. She was born on a farm near North English December 5, 1878. Here she spent her early years. She was a graduate of the North English high school. She was married to Layton Rowe in September of 1897. Mr. and Mrs. Rowe lived a few years on a farm near Parnell. Shortly afterwards Mr. Rowe took up teaching and remained in the teaching profession the rest of his life before failing health overtook him and they were obliged to live on an acreage near Manly. Upon the death of her husband in January of 1943 she returned to North English. Here she continued active in church work.

She leaves to mourn her departure sisters Mrs. Sadie Cline of Spirit Lake, and Mrs. Margaret Rowe of North English, and one brother George Doll of North English.

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