History: David William Rowley

In March we went on a sad journey to Utah because Erma Rowley (Erma Thornton), my brother’s (Hugh Francis Rowley) wife, died 24 March 1977 in Richfield. There were a lot of relatives there and it was good to see them again. The service was very nice and we stayed for a while to visit […]

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We made a trip or two to the Idaho Falls Temple with our Bishop before the year was over and we spent two weeks in October up at our mountain retreat in Oregon. I worked hard putting skirting in the trailer. The weather was perfect and we enjoyed being there. It seemed like 1974 went […]

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We had to wait in Sue Saint Marie for quite a while before we could take the bus back to the United States. They had some interesting ship locks there. We also noticed that everyone was smoking, even the children and the grandmothers. This smoking business in the bus depots and buses was the worst […]

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We went through Utah and stopped briefly with Grace (Grace Harriet Rowley), then on through Wyoming and into South Dakota where we saw the Mount Rushmore figures of our four presidents carved in stone. It was spectacular and I would recommend it to all of my family. We were three days and nights on the […]

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Speaking of family we found out that my nephew, Noland Rowley (Noland Thornton Rowley), was living over in Homedale, Idaho and we went over to see them and they came to see us. When Francis (Hugh Francis Rowley) and Erma (Erma Thornton) came to see them we also got to enjoy a visit for a […]

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We were taking care of Margene (Margene Judkins) during July 1970 while the rest of the family (Marjorie Ann Rowley and Dwain Eugene, David Lenn, Deon Eugene, Dwana Kay, Myraon Dwain, Mark Ammon and Darrell Wayne Judkins) went to Montana to attend the Alcorn reunion. One day Estella (Estella Cordelia Tidwell) thought Rusty was with […]

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We went with Francis (Hugh Francis Rowley) and Erma (Erma Thornton) to Kalispell and enjoyed the beautiful country very much. Then over the highline road which Estella (Estella Cordelia Tidwell) said seemed like the top of the world. We saw some big mountain sheep, then on to Havre. Verda (Verda May Rowley) went over to […]

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They (Donald Eugene Smith and Grace Harriet Rowley) settled into their new home and it was good to have them there. They invited us over for Easter Sunday and a lovely dinner. I (David William Rowley) always tried to keep things in repair for Grace as much as possible. I also tried to help her […]

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On our first anniversary we had been in Salt Lake and I (David William Rowley) had planned to take my wife (Estella Cordelia Tidwell) out to dinner, but when we got home we found Leonard (Lenard Clark Alcorn), Lillian’s (Lillian Alcorn) brother, had dropped in for a visit. Oh yes, the first year we were […]

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In February 1965 we received word that Leonard Alcorn (Lenard Clark Alcorn) had died. Also Grant (Grant Alcorn Rowley) called and told us that he was going to be sent to Vietnam and we wanted to see him before he went, so we went to California in Grace’s (Grace Harriet Rowley) car. Gay Alcorn (Wendall […]

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