Rowles, Lawrence N.
Rowles, Lawrence N. 87, of N. Mpls, passed away peacefully on Friday, Jan. 24, 2014. Beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grand- father. Larry was happiest surrounded by his family and friends, and we are grateful for the love and laughter he shared with us all. He was a long-time Mpls Police Detective, later working with Mpls License Inspections. Preceded in death by beloved wife, Donna; parents, Charles and Catherine Rowles; brothers, Michael and Jack; sister, Patricia Buckvold. Survived by children, Mary Rowles, Matt (Julie), Brian (Cheryl), Janet (Frank) Lynch, Bill (Lisa), Dave (Missy) and Greg (Jean); grandchildren, Erik, Corinne, Martin, Matthew, Anthony, Ellen, Catherine, Vaughn, Jenna, Julia and Justin; great-grandchildren, Finn, Piper, Ben and Jane; sisters, Kathleen Bethke and Nancy Donnelly. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 am Wednesday, Jan. 29, at St. Joseph’s Parish Center, 8701 36th Ave N (@ Boone Ave), New Hope, with interment at Gethsemane Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 pm Tuesday, with a Prayer service at 7:30, at Gearty-Delmore Robbinsdale Chapel, 3888 W. Broadway, and again Wednesday one hour prior to Mass AT CHURCH. Special thanks from the family to the staff of Clare Bridge of Plymouth for their loving care of our parents. Gearty-Delmore 763-537-4511.