Robert N. McDowell
Robert N. McDowell
  • December 25, 1923 - November 28, 2017
  • Roca, Nebraska

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R.N. McDowell

Robert Nelson (Mac, Bob) McDowell went to sleep peacefully on November 28, 2017. He was born on December 25, 1923 in Emerson, Iowa to Emory and Cora McDowell. He married Marilyn Huse on May 3, 1952 in Bangor, Maine. They enjoyed 65 years of marriage together. Robert enlisted in the US Air Force on December 10, 1950. He farmed for many years near Roca. He had a 31 year career at Lincoln Telephone and Telegraph Company. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge #256 for over 74 years. He also was a member of the American Legion Post #105 in Hickman.

Robert is survived by his wife, Marilyn, daughters, Patty (Lowel) Rabbass, Peggy (Jessie) Bugaring, grandsons, Patrick (Michelle) McNeil, Michael (friend Pamela) McNeil, special family, Sabrina Suhr, great-grandchildren, Cheyenne, Ryan, Samantha and Connor, as well as nephews, Jim (Darcie) Good and Steve (Debbie) Good.

A special thanks to CHI Home Health Care, Old Cheney Rehabilitation, Holmes Lake Manor and Hospice.

Memorials to Nebraska Heart Association or Donor's Choice.

Visitation: Sunday, December 3, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm at Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home.

Celebration of Life Service: Monday, December 4, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. at Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home.

Interment: Lincoln Memorial Park Cemetery.

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