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Sidney T. Rowe was born to Arthur and Jenny Rowe of Pocatello, Idaho in 1949. Sid grew up in Boise Idaho with his twin sisters Jennifer and Winifred. As a teenager Sid sang in choir, ran cross-county and played the drums in band, even performing at half-time for a San Francisco 49ers game. Sid was known for having the best-looking set of legs on a guy anyone had seen. After High School, Sid served 2 years honorably as a missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Germany. He came to love the German people and culture. Afterwards Sid married his bride of 48 years, Lynda Lee, then served 4 years as a linguist for the U.S. Army in Germany.

Sid was a respected mentor, leader, teacher, businessman, spiritual advisor, and friend to many. He was a life-long scholar, perfectionist, always curious, a skilled dancer, fascinating speaker, Debater. Toastmaster, Scoutmaster, apple pie and breakfast chef. Dad loved life, golfing, classical music, hymns and scriptures.

He was a faithful husband of one wife, treasured father to 5 children, Kellie, Sara, Ben, Loren and Megan, Grandfather to 11 and Great-Grandfather to 1. Also, survived by his beloved sister Winifred.

He is received in heaven by his father, mother, and sisters Jennifer and Wendy. KJV Mathew 25:21 “Well done, though good and faithful servant” … “Enter thou into the joy of thy Lord”.