Tony Rowe, 55


Tony Rowe, 55, of Ulysses, died Tuesday, November 15, in Ulysses.  He was born December 17, 1966, in Moline, III., the son of Arlon James and Sherry (Havens) Rowe.

Tony grew up in Illinois and graduated from Moline High School.  He had been a flight attendant for Continental Airlines and flew all over the world.  Tony had also been a Captain at Walt Disney World Jungle Cruise in Orlando, Florida. 

He married Julia Traster July 2, 2012, in McAlester, Okla.  Tony loved to fish, work on cars, and was good with dogs, cats, and especially with children.  A friendly person, he loved to entertain, tell jokes and stories, and laugh.  Tony will be remembered for being a genuine person and caring for others.

He is survived by his wife, Julia, of their home; step-son, Joshua Thomason of Topeka, Kan.; father, Arlon Rowe, McAlester, Okla.; sister, Susan Woodison and husband, Jim, Plainfield, Ill.; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. 

Tony is preceded in death by his mother, Sherry Rowe in June 2021.

A memorial service took place at 10 a.m., Tuesday, November 22, at the First United Methodist Church in Ulysses with Reverend Todd Guinn officiating. 

A family inurnment will be held at a later date at the Ulysses Cemetery. 

Memorial contributions may be given to the Furever Friends Humane Society of Grant County in care of Garnand Funeral Home, 405 W. Grant Ave., Ulysses, KS  67880. 

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