AMerican Veteran 10

Robert Earl Stowell

December 8, 1933 ~ July 28, 2022 (age 88)


Robert Earl Stowell, age 88, peacefully passed away at home with his family in Pleasant Grove, Utah on July 28, 2022.  Robert was born December 8, 1933 in North Long Beach, California to his parents William Earl and Rula Jones Stowell and his siblings: Norma Jean Larson, Betty Louise Warner and Paul Kenneth Stowell.  

Robert married Charlene Harward on August 26, 1953 in the Salt Lake Temple for time and all eternity.   He was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.  They lived and raised their children in Duarte, Califonia: Vickie Ewell, Wayne Stowell, Cherri Nelson, Debbie Brown, Tammy Brooks and Kimberly Kuchler.  

Robert entered the Naval Air Force as a Naval Airman and served his country for four years.  He was a jack-of-all-trades and loved to learn.  Some of talents included: photographer, gunsmith, fisherman, hunter, carpenter, leatherworker, knifemaker, and skilled mechanic.

Robert was an instructor in mechanics for troubled youth and taught woodworking night classes.  He retired after serving for many years as an Engineer in California.  

He was preceded in death by his parents; step-mother Fern Ann Miller; daughter, Debbie Brown; granddaughters:  Angela Brown and Kristena Houghtaling; grandson, Matthew Stowell; sister, Norma Jean Larson; brothers: Ralph Douglas Stowell and Allen Roy Stowell.

Family and friends may attend a viewing Wednesday August 3, 2022 from 9:00-10:30 am at Olpin Family Mortuary, 494 South 300 East, Pleasant Grove.  Graveside services will follow the viewing at 11:00 am in the Pleasant Grove City Cemetery, 550 North 100 West, Pleasant Grove. Condolence may be sent to the family at


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August 3, 2022

9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Olpin Family Mortuary
494 South 300 East
Pleasant Grove, UT 84062

Graveside Service
August 3, 2022

11:00 AM
Pleasant Grove City Cemetery
550 North 100 West
Pleasant Grove, UT 84062

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