Derek Allen Rowe, 9, of Albertville passed away Friday, Oct. 25, 2013 at University of Minnesota Amplatz Children’s Hospital in Minneapolis, surrounded by his family.
Funeral services for Derek Rowe will be held on Wednesday, October 30th, 2013 at 1 p.m. at Word of Peace Lutheran Church, Rogers. Pastor Rick Skare will officiate. Interment will follow at the church cemetery. Casket bearers will be Lance Mens, Mike Rowe, Tom Gleason, Josh Rowe, Blake Gleason, Roger Larson and Don Rowe.
A visitation will be held Tuesday, October 29th from 4 to 8 p.m. at The Peterson Chapel St. Michael-Albertville Funeral Home. Further visitation will be held from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, October 30th at Word of Peace.
Derek was born Jan. 18, 2004 in Robbinsdale the son of Robert and Tracy (Larson) Rowe, and he was currently a fourth-grader at Fieldstone Elementary School in St. Michael.
He enjoyed nature, climbing trees, golfing, fishing, hugging, playing with his friends especially Cam and Andrew. He also enjoyed playing swords and sticks, legos, collecting things, candy, his iPod, the North Shore and making people laugh.
Derek is survived by his loving parents: Rob and Tracy Rowe of Albertville; twin siblings: Megan and Mitchell Rowe at home; his grandparents: Don and Dianne Rowe, Roger and Carol Larson and Pam and Mike Kroschel; many other relatives and friends.
The Peterson Chapel St. Michael-Albertville Funeral Home is serving the family. Online condolences may be made towww.thepetersonchapel.com