Eric Rowney

Eric Rowney

Saturday, March 29th, 1980 Tuesday, June 25th, 2019

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Obituary for Eric W. Rowney

Kingsford-Eric W. Rowney, age 39, of Schofield, Wis., passed away Tuesday, June 25, 2019, surrounded by his family and friends.

He was born March 29, 1980 in Iron River, Mich. He is the son of Ken and Jean (Peterson) Christianson. He grew up in Kingsford and was a graduate of Kingsford High School, class of 1998. Where he was a standout football player and earned a scholarship to play for Michigan Tech. While playing football for Michigan Tech Eric earned his degree in business. Eric worked as a manager for various retail stores. On July 20, 2017 he was united in marriage to Tracy Wood.

He enjoyed football, golfing, motorcycles, playing poker, horseshoes, kayaking and being outdoors. Most importantly Eric was devoted to his family.

Survivors include his wife, Tracy Rowney; parents, Ken and Jean Christianson; one son, Tanner Weisenbeck, one daughter, Ellie Weisenbeck; two brothers, Bryan (Melanie) Richardson and Marc (Lannie) Rowney; one sister, Rachelle (Chris) Boettcher; and several nieces and nephews.

In accordance with Eric's wishes, a celebration of his life will take place on Saturday, July 6, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. at Balsam Street Christian Church, Kingsford, Mich.

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The family has chosen the Jacobs Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Iron Mountain, Mich. to honor Eric’s legacy of life.

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In accordance with Eric’s wishes, a celebration of his life will take place on Saturday, July 6, 2019, at 1:00 p.m. at Balsam Street Christian Church, Kingsford, Mich.

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Jen & Mike Zakaras, Mike & Sue Siebeck has honored the life of Eric W. Rowney by planting a memorial tree.
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Jen & Mike Zakaras, Mike & Sue Siebeck

We were blessed to have met Eric during his friendship with Adam. He will be missed by many but never forgotten.
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Donna Owings

Our deepest sympathy to the entire family. May God provide comfort and peace while struggling with this devastating loss. RIP Eric! Jerry and Donna Owings
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Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
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Sally Kleppen

Tracy and family, I am sending my deepest sympathy to all of you during this difficult time, I am so sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prays for strength and comfort. Love, Sally Kleppen
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Wendy Miron

Jean, I am so very sorry to hear of your loss. I will keep you and your family in my thoughts and prayers. May God Bless all of you and may He give you all the strength and comfort to make it through this difficult time. So sorry Jean. Love you. Wendy Miron
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Amber Hurkmans

I am so sorry to hear of this! I'm Amber, the bartender at big 10, who worked his benefit that you had for Eric aka superman (and fyi we still have the dollar that one of the family members wrote superman on it and asked me to hang it up in the bar!)😊 Rachelle shoots pool on our women's team for the bar also. I'm so sorry to you all💔💔 I have to say that was a great benefit put on and you ppl were some of the nicest and most fun ones I met working! I enjoyed meeting you all. I'll be thinking of you all during this most difficult time. R.i.p Eric🙏
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