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 William Hoyt Jewell

William Hoyt Jewell

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Dowagiac, Cass County, Michigan, USA
Death 18 Mar 2002 (aged 87)
Dowagiac, Cass County, Michigan, USA
Burial Dowagiac, Cass County, Michigan, USA
Memorial ID 153867535 · View Source
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18 Mar 2002, The Herald-Palladium

DOWAGIAC -- William H. Jewell, 87, of Dowagiac died at 5 a.m. on March 18, 2002, at home.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 6, at Holy Maternity of Mary Catholic Church, Dowagiac, with Father Leo Taubitz officiating. Cremation has taken place. Burial of cremains will be in Riverside Cemetery, Dowagiac. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice at Home, P.O. Box 297, Stevensville, MI, 49127, also to Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation, 1075 Santa Fe Drive, Denver, Colo. 80204.

Mr. Jewell was born July 31, 1914, in Dowagiac. He was a blast furnace superintendent for U.S. Steel for 35 years, retiring in 1972. He was a member of Holy Maternity Catholic Church. Mr. Jewell was a sergeant in the Army serving during World War II. He was a Cub/Boy Scout leader for 40 years, and was an Eagle Scout himself. He served two terms as a Dowagiac City councilman; was a fund raiser for United Way and volunteered for Red Cross.

He was a member of Dowagiac Rotary Club and was a Paul Harris Fellow. He was a member of Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity at the University of Michigan, where he graduated in 1937. Mr. Jewell was Dowagiac Mayor pro tem from April 7, 1980 until Nov. 18, 1985.

On Oct. 10, 1959, he married Ann (Rudman) in Pittsburgh.


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  • Find A Grave Memorial 153867535
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Hoyt Jewell (31 Jul 1914–18 Mar 2002), Find A Grave Memorial no. 153867535, citing Riverside Cemetery, Dowagiac, Cass County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Scout (contributor 47319613) .