Dewey A. Rowden
Dewey A. Rowden, 64, of Springfield, died at 3:04 am, Saturday, January 24, 2015 at Memorial Medical Center. He was born December 18, 1950 in Springfield, to James F. and Norma Jean Kelley Rowden, Sr. He married Doris Koesterer- Sharpe on October 21, 2006 and she survives.
Also surviving are three sons, Tanner (Brooke) Renfro; and Steve Rowden both of Pawnee and Jason (Kristy) Sharpe of LeRoy; daughter Heather (Ryan) Dunn of Springfield; seven grandchildren; two sisters Veronica Lefferts of Wisconsin and Sandy (David) Watson of Edinburg; three brothers James (Sandy) Rowden, Jr. of Mechanicsburg; Dale Rowden (companion Patty Kirkman) of Edinburg and Terry (Theresa) Rowden of Florida; one aunt; several nieces, nephews and cousins; and several great nieces and nephews.
Dewey retired from Springfield Mass Transit as a Supervisor for Access Springfield. He enjoyed music, movies, watching and attending Cardinal games. His greatest joy was spending time with his seven grandchildren.
Visitation: 4 -7 pm, Thursday, January 29, 2015 at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 11 am, Friday, January 30, 2015 at Staab Funeral Home with Don Stephenson officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Ridge Cemetery.