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Donald "Dean" Nowland

January 15, 1937 ~ October 19, 2018 (age 81)

Donald "Dean" Nowland, 81, of Godfrey, Illinois passed away at 6:20 A.M. October 19, 2018 at Saint Anthony's Hospital in Alton, Illinois. He was born January 15, 1937 in Waltonville, Illinois to the late Walter Nowland and Lorrell (Reed) Nowland. He married Gloriann (Someske) Nowland on November 4, 1961 in Radom, Illinois. They were blessed with nearly 57 years of marriage.

In addition to his wife, Gloriann, Dean is survived by his son, Patrick Reed Nowland of Godfrey, Illinois.  

Dean was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Leroy Hammond.

Dean proudly served his country in the United States Navy from 1955 until 1959. He was a member of the Westwood Trail Riders Club, Modern Woodman, and the Royal Neighbors. Dean worked as a telephone equipment installer for AT&T. He will be missed dearly by all who knew him.

A Greeting of Family and Friends will be from 12:00 P.M. until 1:00 P.M. Monday, October, 22, 2018 at Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens Chapel in Woodlawn, Illinois. A Funeral Service will begin at 1:00 P.M. with Reverend Gene Newberry officiating. Interment will follow with members of the Mount Vernon American Legion Post #141 conducting Full Military Honors. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or to the American Diabetes Association.

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