JUDYTHE KAYE KEYSER KUETHER ROWE
1944 MN – 2011 MN
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Austin, Mower Co., MN—Saturday, 2 April 2011
Judythe (Judy) Keyser Kuether Rowe, 66, of
Austin, died peacefully Friday, March 18, 2011, after her courageous battle
with cancer at Comforcare Good Samaritan Center in Austin.
Judy Keyser Kuether Rowe was born May 18, 1944,
in Austin to Kent and Loretta (O’Marro) Keyser. She was a graduate of Austin
High School in 1962 and a graduate of Hamilton Business College in 1966. She
also attended the Austin Vo-Tech and took college classes in Mason City. In her
early years, she worked at Wilson’s in Albert Lea. Later on, she worked as an
aide at Burr Oak Manor and at the Sacred Heart Adult Day Care in the
On Nov. 25, 1967, Judy Keyser was united in
marriage to Roger Kuether in Austin. This marriage was blessed with five
children. The couple made their home in Austin and later divorced in the early
1990s. On Sept. 19, 1996, Judy married Theodore Rowe in Chicago.
Judy loved to play the piano and played organ at
church for many years. She played third chair clarinet in high school. She
enjoyed baking and had a great love for genealogy. She will be remembered for
her great love for her church and the gospel as well as members of the church
and her lifelong friends. Judy had a great love for her children and her
family. She enjoyed laughing and joking with people. She had a great passion
for scrapbooking, shopping, collecting knick-knacks, watching ice skating and
“Dancing with the Stars” on TV, surfing the Internet and eating out. Judy also
enjoyed her time with her two dogs.
Survivors include her husband, Theodore Rowe of
Austin; children, Lucas Kuether, Ann Anderson and Jason Kuether, all of Austin,
and David (Katie) Kuether of St. George, Utah.
Preceding her in death were her parents, Kenton
and Loretta Keyser; infant daughter, Susan Kuether; granddaughter, Hannah
Kuether; and her sister Dianna Keyser.
Memorial services for Judy will be held 10 a.m.
April 9, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 404 31st Street
NW, Austin with Bishop Mark White officiating. Friends may visit a half-hour
with family prior to the service at the church. Interment is in Oakwood
Cemetery in Austin. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the family.
Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.worlein.com. Worlein
Funeral Home in Austin is handling arrangements.
AAFA NOTES: SSDI
records confirm the birth and death dates of Judythe Kaye Rowe (SS# issued in
MN last residence Austin, Mower Co., MN.
Judy’s grandfather, Harry Marcellus Alford, was
adopted by a Keyser family because his mother, Ellen Rediker, died 8 months
after his birth.
For more information about this family, see
AAFA’s published genealogies, Known
Descendants of Benedict Alford and Joan Newton and Thomas Alford
b. about 1598 England.
Her Alford lineage, from her grandfather: Harry
Marcellus 1878 MN3, Alonzo 1842 NY4, Lewis Austin 1814 VT5,
Ashley Owen 1770 VT6, Benedict 1716 CT7, Benedict 1688 CT8,
Jeremiah 1655 CT9, Benedict 1619 England10, Thomas 1598