Vincent Louis Crowe, of Mora, died on Tuesday, September 13, 2011 at Abbott-Northwestern Hospital in Mpls. He was 70 years old.
A MEMORIAL SERVICE will be held on Saturday, September 17th, 11:00 A.M. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Mora with Fr. Eugene Plaisted officiating.
VISITATION will be 1 hour prior to the service on Saturday at the church.
Vincent Louis Crowe was born in Hayward, Wisconsin to Vincent and Patricia (Schmock) Crowe. Vince was the oldest of nine children. He graduated from Ashland High School in 1959. Vince enlisted in the service and served in Vietnam in both the Navy and the Marines.
Vince married Ruth Powell and they had two children; Lore and Bobby. Vince and Ruth later divorced.
Vince was a long term employee of the Minnesota Department of Transportation. At the time of his retirement he worked out of the Mora station.
Vince was a member of the Lac Courte Oreilles tribe. He was a huge Green Bay Packers fan. Vince loved being with friends, telling his stories and having a good laugh and a cold beer. He will be greatly missed by his friends and family.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his son Bobby; a sister Uinta Juarez; and his friend Della Anderson.
Vince is survived by his wife Kathryn of Mora; his daughter Lore and her husband Ted Morris of Tamarac, Florida; his grandson Christopher Morris; brothers and sisters Vivinnie Hanks, Vernon Crowe, Patrick Crowe, Francyne (Ernie) Naumann, Camie Crowe, Robin (Sue) Darveaux and Louise (Adrian) Vega; his stepchildren Teresa (John) Klompenhower, Pat (Sam) Sitter and Mike (Vicky) Burns; and his step grandchildren Paul and Daniel Klompenhower, Mary Sitter, Jeni and Mandy Zillmann; plus nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
A Memorial Service was held on Saturday, September 17th at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Mora with Fr. Eugene Plaisted and Rita Clasemann officiating. Music was provided by Kris Paulson and Helen Campbell. Military Honors were provided by Mora American Legion Post 201.