Estel Jeanette McDowell
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Estel Jeanette McDowell
  • October 13, 1930 - January 20, 2015
  • Illinois

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Estel Jeanette McDowell, age 84 of West Salem, IL passed from this life to the next on January 20, 2015 at Rest Haven Manor in Albion, IL.
Jeanette was born on October 13, 1930 in Mt. Carmel, IL to Howard and Mary Ruth (Sauliman) Miller.
She married Richard McDowell on December 26, 1951 in West Salem.
Jeanette was a member of the First Christian Church of West Salem. She was also a homemaker. Jeanette dearly loved her grandchildren and treasured the time spent with them.

She was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers: William Warren Miller, Charles Ray Miller and David Lee Miller, one sister, Judith Marie Miller and one grandson, James Andrew McDowell.
She is survived by her spouse of more than 63 years, Richard "Dick" McDowell, two sons:
Steve McDowell of West Salem, IL, Terry (and wife Gerry) McDowell of Sugar Grove, IL, two sisters: Mary Katherine Diduck and Helen Maxine Lucas, four brothers: Robert Miller, Wayne Howard Miller, Norman Miller and Tom Miller, four grandchildren: Elizabeth, John Allen, Rachel and Rebecca, and four great grandchildren: Aiden, Gavin, Olivia and Connor.

Celebration of Life Service will be held at 2PM on Friday, January 23, 2015 at Ingram Funeral Home in West Salem, IL. Burial will follow at Shiloh Cemetery, rural Samsville.
Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 PM on Thursday, January 22, 2015 at the funeral home.
Ingram Funeral Home of West Salem is entrusted with the arrangements.