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George Rowell

• May 2, 2019 at 12:00 AM

George Rowell, age 69, of Grand Haven, passed away Tuesday, April 23, 2019, at Mercy Hospital. He was born October 6, 1949, in Grand Haven to the late Herbert and Jacoba (VerBerkmoes) Rowell.

George proudly served his country in the U.S. Army. He worked at Oldberg’s for many years, was a former first responder for Crockery Township, and was an auto mechanic who loved operating the tow truck. George was a member of Four Pointes Senior Center and former member of the American Legion and the VFW.

He is survived by his children, Jennifer Melvin and Adam (Brenda) Rowell; two grandchildren, Kylee and Levi; two sisters, Emily (Jesse) Jewell and Betty (Jack) Wydeck, both of Grand Haven; and brother, Charles (Carla) Rowell of Canton, Michigan. He was preceded in death by his sister and brother-in-law, June and Mike Johnson.

The Memorial Visitation will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 4, 2019, in the multipurpose room at Pinewood Place, 1500 S. Ferry St. Full Military Rites will be performed by the American Legion, Charles A. Conklin Post 28. Interment will be in Grand Haven Lakeshore Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be given to Four Pointes. Please visit www.klaassenfuneralhome.com to sign George’s online guestbook.

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