Robert "Bob" A. Stowe, age 69, of Green Bay, died Wednesday morning, February 8, 2017 at home following a long battle with pulmonary fibrosis (lung) and heart disease. Bob was born January 5, 1948 in Green Bay to the late John and Margaret (Johnson) Stowe.
Bob married Carolyn Christian, June 15, 1968 and together they shared 48 1/2 happy and fun years. He worked many years each at Nicolet Paper, Libert Machine Shop and retired from Oneida Casino where he worked in the maintenance department. Wherever he was employed, Bob liked to share his gift of cooking.
Bob enjoyed camping, fishing and hunting in his younger years. He loved to cook and was great at making many good meals which were enjoyed by his family. His spaghetti is a favorite dish that will be especially missed.
Bob is survived by his wife, Carolyn; his children: Robert "Rob", Jodi and Kevin (Heather) Stowe; 3 grandchildren: Travis (April) Lange, Allisha Stowe and Brandon Stowe and 6 great-grandchildren: Madalyn, Evelyn, London, Railyn, Irelyn and Hadley Lange. He is further survived by 5 sisters: Janet "Jan" (Elroy Smith) Herwald, Mary Ellen "Mourie" (Joie) Kraay, Patricia "Pat" (James "Jim") Seiler, Suzanne "Sue" (Robert) Toye and Lauri (Mike) Palet; a brother, Michael (Judy) Stowe; 2 former brothers-in-law, Gerald "Jerry" Herwald and Leonard "Lenny" Sobiesczyk. He leaves behind many nieces and nephews, for the Stowe's have a very large family. He will also be missed by a few really close friends that he saw and spoke with often.
He was preceded in death by his parents John and Margaret Stowe; in-laws, Royce and Evelyn Christian; nephews, Michael Stowe and Grant Wright and niece, Lana Sobiesczyk.
Visitation will be held at NEWCOMER FUNERAL HOME (340 S. Monroe Ave., Green Bay), Sunday, February 12, 2017 from 1 to 2:45 PM. A funeral ceremony will follow at 3 PM. To share a memory of Bob or leave a special message for the family, please click the Share Memories button above.
The family would like to offer a special thank you to Dr. Kennard and staff (especially Loran) for all of their care at the Oneida Health Center.
As all of the grandkids would say, "We love you, Bob!"