JaNet Rowe was born Nov. 19, 1940, in Enid OK and passed away at the age of 82 in Enid OK on Nov. 7, 2023. Cremation services are under the direction of Ladusau-Evans Funeral Home and Crematory.
She was born to Lennis and Beulah Allan and had six siblings. Janeal, LD, RosaLee, Larry, Sharon, and Dorthey. They moved around a lot as children, attending several schools due to their father’s employment. The family finally settled a few miles from Carrier, OK where JaNet would eventually graduate.
She met and married her first love, Lawrence Dean Rowe Sr. on Nov. 16, 1960. They had four children. Earlene Rowe Gardener of Azle, TX. Lawrence Dean Rowe Jr. and wife Linda of Warr Acers, OK. Yolanda Rowe of Lahoma, OK. And Cynthia Rowe Wedel formerly of Lahoma, OK. Together Lawrence and JaNet served the Lahoma community for several years. Starting the Lahoma fire Department, serving on town and school boards and JaNet also serving as mayor. JaNet was also a skilled nurse. She worked for both hospitals, Oklahoma Blood bank, private practices, and the Commons nursing home. She would eventually retire from nursing after a career spanning 50 years.
After the passing of Lawrence in 2001 she would find companionship and her second love of her life in Donovan Wiens. Don was lifetime friends with Lawrence and after much time spent together in grief and then happiness, they decided to marry on March 27th, 2014. They spend lot of time together, traveling the United States and abroad. They enjoyed seeing family and spending time with friends. They especially enjoy their time with friends down at Bob’s Bar in Lahoma.
She was loved by so many but especially her friends and family. Her lifelong friends were her biggest fans and biggest supporters. She was always so excited to get together to see her classmates for lunch every month.
JaNet is survived by her children; Earlean, Dean and Yolanda, her grandchildren; Kristina, Keith, James, Jeremy, Deverin, Tyler, Matthew, and Elora. Great grandchildren, William, Viola, Mikey, Sy, Oz, and Taz. Several friends and family members. Along with several adopted children and grandchildren. Her siblings; RosaLee, Sharon, Dorthey, and Judy Allan. A special thanks to her nephew and best friend, Michael Holloway, who did so much for her.
She is proceeded in death by Her parents, her first husband Lawrence Rowe Sr., daughter Cynthia, her granddaughter Jessica Mitts, her sister Janeal, her brothers LD and Larry, her second husband Don Wiens and lifelong friend Jeannie Moad.