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Joseph P. Dow

Joseph P. Dow

September 3, 2020

Joseph Peter Dow, 55, of Eau Claire, WI unexpectantly passed away on September 3, 2020 due to a cardiac arrest.

Joe was born in Eau Claire to Jerold and Joanne (Waller) Dow on February 17, 1965.  He graduated from Memorial High School then went on to obtain his Associate degree in Computer Aided Design (CAD) from CVTC. He worked in CAD for TTM Technology for many years. He enjoyed being outdoors camping, kayaking, and snow skiing.   

Joseph is survived by his children, Emma and Joshua. His parents, Jerold and Joanne Dow. Brother Jay (Colleen) Dow and sisters, Julie (Ronald) Jenkins and Jill (Howard) Elliott.  Niece, Stephanie (Dallas) Johnson and nephews Brandon (Bri) Dow, Kevin Tolzmann, Tyler and Brian Elliott.  Two great nephews, Monte and Cooper Dow.  He is preceded in death by his grandparents, Russell and Lulu Dow and Curtis and Reah Waller.

A private family Funeral service will be held on Tuesday, September 8, at Chippewa Valley Cremation Services - Celebration of Life Center with Pastor Patrick Patterson of Trinity Lutheran Church officiating.   Burial will be at Cedar Falls Cemetery at a later date.

The family of Joseph wishes to extend our sincere thanks to Jim Towle for all he did for Joe.


Services will be private.

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  • Angie Johnson So very sorry to hear of Joe’s passing. We met him many years ago when we lived in a duplex next door to him and recently had reconnected. Such a wonderful man; our hearts go out to Emma, Josh and his whole family at this difficult time.

    September 14 at 10:07pm

  • Fred Sirianni Mr. and Mrs. Dow and Jay, Julie and Jill - I am so sorry for your loss. Joe’s sweetness and sense of humor will always stay with me. We palled around and laughed a lot in jr high and high school. I’m praying you all receive God’s comfort and peace.

    Fred (Fud) Sirianni

    September 14 at 1:46pm

  • gary greenfield dear jo and jerry
    vallie and I send our deepest condolences for the passing of your son. when I learn of a tragedy like this, I'm reminded of the quote, "the risk of love is loss and the price of loss is grief." may God give you strength and solace at this terrible time.
    gary and vallie greenfield

    September 10 at 10:33pm

  • Anita Marie Ezuck Sending love and prayers from the "Pete Lee" Family. May the Lord comfort you in this very difficult time. Our treasured memories go back many years @ Trinity Lutheran Church, camping at Shell Lake and much more. Your precious son Joe will be deeply missed and always remembered in our hearts and prayers.

    September 10 at 10:14AM

  • Charles (Chuck) Woletz Julie,
    May memories of good times together with Joseph bring you comfort, smiles and peace during this time of great loss.
    Chuck Woletz Old Abes '77

    September 9 at 9:00PM

  • John Baltes My sincerest sympathy.

    September 9 at 1:51PM

  • Janet Goettl I'm so sorry to hear of Joe's passing. He was such a nice friend. I will miss his smile, and little chuckle. Just so hard to wrap my head around. Wished I would have been able to see him more often. Will meet him again up in Heaven. Sending prayers for the family and friends.

    September 9 at 11:10AM

  • Kathy Lee It is such a deep sorrow to hear this news. Our families go way back and I will always remember Joe’s uplifting spirit and playful personality. My heart felt prayers and thoughts are with you all. God’s peace be with you.

    September 8 at 9:00PM

  • dorothy d sorlie I have no words. I understand. Prayers sent ~
    Dorothy Sorlie, Jim Urness

    September 8 at 8:26PM

  • Sandy gravunder please know that all your family members are in my thoughts and prayers during this time of sorrow.
    You have many friends whose thoughts and prayers are with you.

    September 8 at 7:29PM

  • Sherida Thoughts and prayers to Joe's family. Joe was a wonderful person inside and out. He never had a bad word to say about anyone. I will miss seeing his face and our conversations. RIP my friend! ♥️

    September 8 at 12:05PM

  • Ann and Jeff Klawiter Jerry. Joanne and family,
    We were so sorry to hear of Joe’s passing. You have our deepest sympathy and many prayers for all of your dear family.
    Sending our love!

    September 8 at 11:08AM

  • stan Hillestad Very sorry to hear of Joe's passing!

    September 8 at 10:23AM

  • Marjorie Satre OH NO! This is not what we planned. I'm so sorry for your loss, and I can't even give you a hug. If I can help in any way, please let me know,

    September 8 at 10:10AM

  • Pete Cunningham My thoughts and prayers go out for Joe's kids and family in this difficult time.

    September 8 at 9:33AM

  • Mark and Dawn Redlin We are sorry to hear of Joseph's passing. Please know we are thinking of you all during this difficult time. May you feel the strength of God as we hold you close in prayer. Sending our love.

    September 8 at 7:43AM

  • Brenda Livingston Oh Jo, my heart is just sick for you and I am lifting you and your family up in my prayers as you pass thru this unthinkable time. I am so extremely sorry for your loss.
    Much Love.

    September 7 at 7:32PM

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