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June 13, 1921 – Monday, April 12, 2010

Service Information
St. Catherine’s Church, Sisseton, SD
Friday, April 16, 2010
10:30 A.M.

Visitation Information

James Edward Marlowe, Sr., age 88, of Veblen, SD, formerly of St. Paul, MN, passed peacefully, surrounded by family, on Monday, April 12, 2010. He was born on June 13, 1921.

James served in the US Navy during World War II. He took great pleasure in spending time with loved ones.

Preceded in death by Baby Boy Marlowe 1958.

Survived by Luanna Marlowe and their children James E. (Mary) Marlowe, Jr., Allen Marlowe, Karen (Kevin) Hensley, Jeffrey (Rosanna) Marlowe, Daniel (Cindy) Marlowe, Ladonna Marlowe, 20 Grandchildren and 17 Great Grandchildren.

Funeral Services will be held on Friday, April 16, 2010 at 10:30 AM at St. Catherine’s Church in Sisseton, SD. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the funeral service. Rev. Norman Volk, OMI will be the celebrant. Interment at St. Matthew’s Cemetery, Veblen, SD.

Pallbearers are James Marlowe, III, Carl Walker, Cory Marlowe, Adam Hensley, Shawn Marlowe, Michael Nelson, Aaron Hensley, Shane Marlowe, Joshua Marlowe.

The Chilson Funeral Home of Winsted, MN (320-485-4447) is proud to have served the family.
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8 Guestbook Entries

  1. Sam Tapp (Gibbons)

    Ladonna & Family,
    Mr. Marlowe was loved by so many! He always lifted my spirits, he always said something to make me laugh! I was truly blessed to have known such an outstanding father! He will forever remain in our hearts. We are deeply hurt by his passing & we are so sorry you all have to endure such pain. May his memory keep you smiling, may his laughter give you peace & may his love give you comfort in your time of need! You all are in my whole family’s thoughts & prayers. Blessings to each & everyone of you.

    Sam,John,Kenny,Kassi & Lexxi
    PS~The Gibbons & Nelson Families send their prayers & love.

  2. Ladonna Marlowe

    Dad, I miss your Laugh, your smile, and your wonderful stories. You will ALWAYS be in my heart. Thank you for everything you ever taught me and for all your care, concern and your kind Heart. My world is empty, my heart is broken. I know I will see you again. Please keep close watch over us, Dad.
    Love Always,
    Your Dondo-Gacie

  3. Cathy Klein (Cathy Klas aka Classy Cass)

    I am so sorry for your loss. He was a great man I think about him a lot and I still repeat some of the stories and sayings he had.
    God bless your entire family!
    Love, Cathy

  4. Linda Nelson Parker

    To the Marlowe Family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. We are sorry we will not be able to attend services.
    Linda Parker
    & The Nelson Family

  5. ken mccormack

    So sorry for your loss. Jim was my uncle, my mother was Della Marlow, and I only got to meet him once at a family reunion.

    Ken McCormack

  6. Marvin and Mary Sauerbrey

    To all the Marlowe children, Sorry to hear about your father, we have known him for quite a few years.

  7. ken mccormack

    Sorry for your loss, Dave was my uncle that I only met once at a family reunion. My mother was Della Marlow.

    Ken McCormack

  8. Karen Marlowe Hensley

    Dad. Miss you so much. Yet I know that you will always be in my heart. I miss your phone calls, your voice, your everything! You always saw the good in everyone, so forgiving and caring such a gentle man. Your smiles and laughter will forever linger in my heart. It has always been such an honor to be your daughter. See ya later, Dad.
    Love, Karen


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