Teddy H. McDowell
January 21, 1933 - April 4, 2018
Teddy H. McDowell, 85, of Battle Creek, passed away Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at Borgess Hospital. He was born January 21, 1933 in Clay County, Arkansaw to Ameral and Etta (Reagan) McDowell. Teddy married Lowella Gerlach February 24, 1951 and she preceded him in death.
He graduated from Albion High School in 1950. Teddy loved trains, WWII books, reading biographies and word search books. He also liked John Deere tractors and to tinker. Teddy owned McDowell’s Bar in Coldwater from 1970-1974 and was a member of the Homer Fire Department from 1954-1970.
Teddy is survived by daughters, Diane (Gary) Truax of Coldwater, Linda (Robert) Gerstein of Reisterstown, MD, Kathleen “Kitty” (Mike) Roberts of Allen, LuAnn Traves of Battle Creek and Dawn (John) Harvey of China Township; son, David McDowell of Quincy; thirteen grandchildren and 28 great grandchildren.
In addition to his wife Lowella, Teddy was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Rosetta Peckham; grandson, Anthony Robert Smith and Great granddaughter, Heaven Waldecker.
Funeral services for Teddy H. McDowell will be Monday, April 9, 2018 at 12:00 Noon at the Eagle Funeral Home-George White Chapel in Quincy with Pastor Mike Roberts officiating. Interment will follow in Lakeview Cemetery in Quincy. The family will receive friends for visitation on Monday from 10:00 AM until the time of service at the funeral home.
Memorials are suggested to the Branch County Humane Society.
Visitation: Monday, April 9, 2018 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Eagle Funeral Home-George White Chapel in QuincyGet Directions
Funeral Service: Monday, April 9, 2018 12:00 PM Eagle Funeral Home-George White Chapel in QuincyGet Directions
Interment: Monday, April 9, 2018 Lakeview CemeteryGet Directions