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41231RE: [TexasCzechs] Obit: Rowlett Jr., William Caswell "Bill"

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  • Matt Cross
    Dec 4, 2008
      My condolences on your uncle's passing. It is amazing that he and your aunt were blessed with over 60 years of marriage.

      Matt Cross
      "Madness is the first sign of dandruff." -- John Lennon

      > To: TexasCzechs@yahoogroups.com
      > From: jesenwei@...
      > Date: Thu, 4 Dec 2008 14:48:15 +0000
      > Subject: [TexasCzechs] Obit: Rowlett Jr., William Caswell "Bill"
      > My Uncle Bill was not Czech, but was married to my Aunt Delores
      > (Piwetz) for over 60 years.
      > Rowlett Jr., William Caswell "Bill"
      > On November 28, 2008, WILLIAM CASWELL (BILL) ROWLETT, JR., age 84,
      > did go gentle into that good night. He is done with suffering now and
      > beyond all pain. Born November 14, 1924 to William C. Rowlett, Sr.,
      > and Myrtle Johnson Rowlett, he was a child of the depression and a
      > member of the U. S. Army Air Corps in World War II. A graduate of
      > Milby High School, he attended the University of Houston for 3 years
      > after the war. He worked most of his life for Main Glass and
      > Binswanger Glass in Houston. That rare individual, a native
      > Houstonian, he was a dynamic member of numerous civic organizations,
      > and he devoted countless hours to Scouting and community development
      > efforts. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Dolores Marie
      > Rowlett, son William Douglas Rowlett, daughter-in-law Linda Lussier
      > Rowlett, grandson Ellis Robinson Giles and his wife Mary Helen Giles,
      > grandson William Caswell Rowlett III, grandson Evan William Rowlett,
      > and great-grandson Alden Samuel Giles. All who met him liked him. All
      > who came to know him came to love him. A caring, gentle, honorable
      > man, his spirit, advice, humor, and kindness will be sorely missed.
      > Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, December 3, in Brenham
      > Memorial Chapel. Interment will be Thursday at Forest Park Cemetery,
      > Lawndale, in Houston. Services are in the care of: BRENHAM MEMORIAL
      > CHAPEL 2300 Stringer, Brenham, TX, 77833 979-836-3611 www.brenham-
      > memorial-chapel.com
      > Published in the Houston Chronicle from 12/1/2008 - 12/2/2008

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