Born: July 23, 1942, Vita, MB
Died: June 29, 2020, Morris, MB
Age: 77 years
Suddenly and peacefully Donald Dowswell, passed away with his beloved wife, May, at his side.
Donald is survived by his wife of 31 years, May Boehlig; son William James (Theresa) and their children Johnathon (Miranda) and their children Xander, Onyx, Xaraya; daughter Brittanee (Leo); son Jesse, and many nephews and nieces.
Donald is predeceased by his father, James Dowswell; his mother, Elizabeth [Taylor]; sister, Marion Rondeau; brother, Clarence Dowswell; nephews James and Gerry Robb and Max Rondeau.
Donald was in the Canadian Navy. He worked for the Department of Highways, Johnson Farms, Neumann Farms, Town of Emerson and DFS Ventures until his retirement. He loved woodworking, carving walking sticks, repairing wooden benches, and renewing furniture.
The graveside service will be held at Emerson Cemetery on Saturday, July 11, 2020, 1:00 PM.
Luncheon to follow at 166 Roseau Street – across from the golf course.
The family wishes to thank the Boundary Trails CancerCare Unit; Morris General Hospital; Dr. Fraser, the nursing staff; Dr. Houston at HSC CancerCare and Health Links.
Donations in Don’s memory may be made to Boundary Trails Cancer Care.