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Eric L. Rowe

October 22, 1964 ~ March 1, 2023 (age 58) 58 Years Old

Eric Rowe Obituary

Eric L. Rowe, 58, of Sheridan, Michigan, passed away unexpectedly on March 1, 2023 at his home. He was born on October 22, 1964, in Ionia, Michigan. Eric was a graduate of Portland High School Class of 1982. He served in the United States Marine Corp from 1982 to 1988.

He is preceded in death by his father, Bruce Rowe; his grandparents, Lewis and Dorothy Rowe and Lawrence and Margurette Woodbury. Eric was the beloved husband of Denise Kay (Griffus) Rowe for 8 years; father of Tyler Rowe of Texas, Paige (Will) Hicks of DeWitt, Morgan Rowe of Texas, and Ryan (Wendy) Irland of Lake Isabella, Michigan; grandchildren, Paityn, Ezra, Jace, Aurora, Zander, and Zachary; mother, Diane Rowe of Portland; and sister, Keeley (Rick) Burgess of West Jordan, Utah.

Eric drove truck for Meijer for 13 years. He made lots of friends during his time there. Eric enjoyed riding jet skis on the lake behind his house, was an avid NASCAR enthusiast, and a UofM fan.

Eric will be sadly missed by many. So until we see you again, Eric/Handsome/Son/Brother/Dad/Grandpa.

A Celebration of Life will be held on May 20, 2023 at The Red Mill, 450 North Water Street, Portland, MI 48875 from 3-5 p.m in honor of Eric. Online condolences may be made at

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Celebration of Life
May 20, 2023

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
The Red Mill
349 North Water Street
Portland, MI 48875


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