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“John McDowell U will be missed. I had the pleasure of meeting U in the 4 yrs that I became a member of the Reed City United Methodist church on...Read More »
1 of 3 | Posted by: Alicia Hill - Big Rapids, MI

“John will be greatly missed in the Reed City area. My sympathies go to the entire family. ”
2 of 3 | Posted by: Bonnie Dalman - Apache Junction, AZ

“I will forever remember the stories about the work that John did in theaters in the area. He was a delightful person who will be missed by many...Read More »
3 of 3 | Posted by: Jim Woolen - Big Rapids, MI


JOHN W. MCDOWELL of Reed City, MI died November 13, 2019 at the age of 72. A funeral director for more than 50 years, he was the owner and operator of McDowell Funeral Home, which was established by his grandfather in 1913. A 1968 graduate of the Wisconsin Institute of Mortuary Science, he was a member of the Michigan Funeral Directors Association and the National Funeral Directors Association.