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Robert Cecil Rowell

May 5, 1929 ~ September 23, 2023 (age 94) 94 Years Old

Robert Rowell Obituary

Robert (Bob) Cecil Rowell, 94, of Orange, California, who was surrounded by his loving family, went to his Lord and Savior on Friday, Sept 22, 2023.


Bob was born in Billerica, Mass on May 5, 1929.


Bob was married to Berdell Liermann on October 7, 1951 and was married for 65 years. Bob was a Marine Corp Veteran serving 4 years at El Toro, California Marine Base.


He worked many years in the dairy business, first with Excelsior in Santa Ana and then Alta Dena Dairy in City of Industry, retiring in 1991.


During retirement he spent several years as a crossing guard for schools in Orange. He also worked 10 years for the California Auto Dealers Exchange (C.A.D.E.) in Orange.


Bob enjoyed reading, fishing, backpacking and camping. He had a passion for Las Vegas, and also took the family on many adventurous trips throughout the US. Bob was a member of St. Johns Lutheran Church in Orange, Ca.


He was a loving, caring husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather.


Bob is survived by his 3 daughters, Libby Faust and her husband Warren of Weatherly, PA, Lori Raymond of Las Vegas, NV, and Lynda Ferguson of Orange, CA; 2 grandsons, Brad Jordan and his wife Traci; great granddaughter Willow of Yakima, WA and Ryan Jordan; great granddaughters Lilo and Carly of Olympia, WA; brother Albert Rowell of Norfolk, VA; and many nieces and nephews.


Bob was preceded in death by his wife Berdell, parents Mabel and Charles Foster Rowell; as well as a brother, William (Billy) Rowell; 2 sisters, Dorothy Virgin and Margaret Wright.


A viewing will be held on October 9, 2023 at The Chapel of Orange, 215 N. Grand St. in Orange, CA from 10-1:30pm . Graveside service at Fairhaven Cemetery 1702 Fairhaven Ave, Santa Ana, CA with Military honors will start at 2pm.


The family of Bob Rowell wishes to thank the nurses, and staff of Compassion Hospice of Las Vegas, NV; as well as the Management and staff of Grand Montecito Memory Care of Las Vegas, NV.

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October 9, 2023

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Chapel of Orange
215 N Grand St
Orange, CA 92866

Graveside Service
October 9, 2023

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Fairhaven Memorial Park
1702 Fairhaven Ave.
Santa Ana, California 92705


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