Ethel M. DowellEthel M. Dowell, 89, a longtime Superior resident, recently of Saint Ann's Residence in Duluth, died Friday, April 29, 2011 in St. Mary’s Medical Center, Duluth.
Ethel M. Dowell, 89, a longtime Superior resident, recently of Saint Ann's Residence in Duluth, died Friday, April 29, 2011 in St. Mary’s Medical Center, Duluth.
She was born on March 23, 1922 to Elmer and Anna Craft in Superior. Ethel worked for the School District of Superior as a teacher until her retirement. She was a member of the former Itasca Presbyterian Church, United Presbyterian Church, Superior Area Retired Educator’s Association, Superior Women’s Club, and the Ladies Guild at church.
Ethel was preceded in death by her parents; husband Pete; brothers Elmer and Melford; and sisters Florence, Laura, Evely and Beverly.
Ethel is survived by sons Robert (Carol) Dowell of Las Vegas, Nev., and Melvin (Gloria) Dowell of Lake Nebagamon; daughter Laura (Charles) Johns of Gordon; a brother, James (Kris) Craft of White Bear Lake, Minn.; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, May 5, from 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. memorial service in United Presbyterian Church. Reverends Joel Huenemann and Duane Aslyn will officiate. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials are preferred to the scholarship fund of the Superior Area Retired Educators Association. Arrangements by Thompson-Hegstrom Funeral Home.