|(Friday - October 23, 2020) -
Paul G. W. Rowell, age 78, of Iron Mountain, passed away on Monday,
October 19, at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital.
Paul was born
April 26, 1942, in Michigan City, Indiana, son of the late Paul and Mary
(Sparrow) Rowell. He grew up in the southside of Chicago and was a
graduate of Gage Park High School in Chicago., class of 1960. After
graduation he proudly served in the United States Navy from 1960-1969.
On October 21, 1989, Paul was united in marriage to Miriam Vizzaino of
Melrose Park in Chicago. He worked as an Engineering Supervisor at Xerox
Corporation for 17 years and later worked at Borg Warner Automotive in
Bellwood, Illinois for 23 years.
Paul enjoyed hunting, fishing,
reading, collecting coins, gardening, and flowers, He especially enjoyed
the time spent with family and friends. He and his wife were blessed
with many new friends when they moved to Iron Mountain from Chicago.
Paul was especially thankful for the services provided from the V.A.,
Arms of Angels staff and First Responders.
Survivors include his
loving and devoted wife of 30 years, Miriam Rowell; the mother of his
children, Joanne Rowell; one son, Paul Scott (Sarah) Rowell of Florence;
one daughter, Beth (Jay) Hellman of Iron Mountain;, two brothers, Samuel
Rowell of Cary, Illinois, and Joseph Rowell of Lemont, Illinois; and
seven grandchildren, Ben, Chelsea, Grace, Daniel, Madison, Joshua and
In addition to his parents, Paul was preceded in death by
one sister, Mary, and a sister-in-law, Elaine.
A Memorial Mass
will be held Tuesday, October 27, 2020, at 11:00 AM at Immaculate
Conception Catholic Church in Iron Mountain. Msgr. James Kaczmarek will
officiate. Burial will take place in Cemetery Park in Iron Mountain. The
Uren-Cooper-Johnson American Legion Post #50 of Iron Mountain will
accord military honors at graveside.
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The family has chosen the Jacobs Funeral Home and Cremation Services
of Iron Mountain to honor Paul's legacy of life.