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Paul E. Trower

Visitation:
Thursday, January 3, 2008 from 9:30 a.m. until service time at the Farber Christian Church.
Service:

Thursday, January 3, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. at the Farber Christian Church, 301 N. Main St., Farber, Missouri 63345.
Officiating will be: Rev. Bob Balwanz.
Music provided by: Terry Crow - organist.
Interment will be in the Farber Cemetery.
Pallbearers: Tim Trower, Calvin Hull, Bobby Trower, Timmy Crow, Gary Mittelberg and Louis Connor.

Paul Eugene Trower passed away at 10:53 a.m. on Tuesday, January 1, 2008 at the Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri. Paul was a lifelong Vandalia/Farber area resident. He attended area schools and served with the U. S. Army during the Korean Conflict. Paul worked at the shoe factory and hauled ice in Vandalia for several years. He started working at Harbison Walker Refractories in 1954, working construction. Paul then started and worked in the production department for 38 years, retiring in May 1993. For many years, Paul als worked part-time as a TV repairman. He was a member of the Farber Christian Church where he served as a deacon for many years. Paul enjoyed fishing, camping and traveling.

Born: August 8, 1928 in rural Middletown, Missouri the son of Herman Harry and Sadie Jane (King) Trower.

Married: Veta Ruth Mittelberg on June 13, 1954 in Quincy, Illinois; she survives at the home.

Survivors include: wife, Veta of Farber, Missour; two son: Steven P. and wife, Ann Trower of Germantown Hills, Illinois; Daniel B. and wife, Toni Trower of Vandalia, Missouri; four grandchildren: Adam and wife, Jill Trower of Curryville, Missouri; Micah Trower of Vandalia; Rachel and Matthew Trower both of Germantown Hills, Illinois; also survived by several nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by: four brothers: Carl Trower, Walter Trower, James Robert Trower and a brother who died in infancy; two sisters: Opal Gilmore and Hazel Dillon.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are encouraged to the Farber Fire Department or any of the Farber Churches.


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