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James "Jim" Edward McDowell

May 24, 1930 July 25, 2022
James "Jim" Edward McDowell
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Obituary for James "Jim" Edward McDowell

James “Jim” Edward McDowell, of Milford, passed away peacefully on July 25, 2022. He was 92 years old.

Jim is survived by his wife of 64 years, Virginia Lee McDowell; children, Pamela Ann Babuska, Edward James (Mary) McDowell, and Timothy Charles McDowell; grandchildren, Megan Mallory Ritz, Ryan James Babuska, James Edward McDowell, Erin Christine McDowell; great grandchild, Finnigan Christopher Ritz; siblings, Lois Mayfield, Shirley Diepenhorst, Patricia (George) Leahy, and Margaret Morris; sister-in-law, Barbara McDowell; also many extended family and dear friends.

Jim was the son of the late Edward and Mary McDowell, also preceded in death by his brother, Thomas McDowell.

Funeral Services will be held at Great Lakes National Cemetery.

The family plans to have a Memorial Gathering at a later date.

In Lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to

Wounded Warriors Family Support
920 South 107th Avenue Suite 250
Omaha, NE 68114

VFW National Headquarters
406 W. 34th St.  
Kansas City, MO 64111

Memorial Contribution

Wounded Warrior Project

P.O. Box 758517
Topeka, KS 6667

VFW National Headquarters

406 W. 34th St.
Kansas City, MO 64111

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