Larry Alan Mowers, 70, of Rockford, passed away November 8, 2019. He was born on May 22, 1949 in Rockford, IL, where he resided most of his life. Larry graduated from Harlem High School in 1969 and from there went on to become a Rockford Police Officer for 5 years. Larry also worked as a Master Welder at Bergstrom and at Taylor Freezer in Rockton before retiring.
Larry had a dry sense of humor and a kind heart that made it possible to go anywhere and make friends who thought the world of him. Larry fought with diabetes most of his life and at 65 was diagnosed with Kidney failure and started Dialysis for the next five years before passing from Cholangiocarcinoma.
In 1973, he met his wife, Dee Dee. They were married for 21 years but resided together for another 22 years until Dee Dee preceded him in death by 3 months to the date. In that time they raised their only daughter, Roxanne Mowers Faire (Christopher) who was the light of their lives. Proud Grandfather to Jaden Channing Faire. He loved the Cubs and the Packers, but mostly just spending time with his family.
Survived by his daughter, Roxanne Faire; son-in-law, Christopher Faire; Grandson, Jaden; brother, Bruce (Lori) Mowers, sister, Sharon Mowers. predeceased by ex-wife, Dee Dee; mother, Charlene Uppenkamp; father, Frank Mowers; brothers, Dennis, Brad and Steve. He was a dedicated Husband, a wonderful Father, loving Brother and loyal friend and will be missed by all who got the chance to know him.
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