Alvin A."Mike" Rowley Jr. of Paonia died of natural causes July 26,2001, at his home. He was 57. He was born in Price Utah on Dec 31, 1943, the son of Alvin Arthur and Pauline (Knudsen) Rowley. He spent his childhood and attended high school in Dragerton , Utah. He married Martie Rae Babcock in Hiawatha, Utah, on April 10, 1964. She survives. He earned the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal and the Navy Unit Commendation while serving with the U.S. Navy between April 24,1961, and Dec 7, 1964. He is survived by two daughters and several brothers and sisters and five grandchildren.