C. Stowell Jr.
Published in Chicago
Suburban Daily Herald on September 16, 2012
Paul C. Stowell Jr.,
81, passed away on Monday, Aug. 27, 2012, at Heritage Woods in Huntley.
Paul was born in Philadelphia, Pa. to Paul C. Stowell Sr. and Marion Schofield
Stowell, on March 9, 1931. He married Jean Kittinger Stowell on Feb. 20,
1954. They moved to Elgin in 1964 and lived there ever since.
After graduating from high school, Paul played professional baseball for
the Cleveland Indians organization and later for the Philadelphia Athletics.
He managed and coached baseball in the Elgin National Little League, Elgin
Teener League and Elgin Senior League, and refereed and assisted coaching
He graduated from Temple University with a degree in engineering and eventually
was a partner in Chicago Power and Processing, and owner of D&W Technology.
Paul was a gourd aficionado, and an accomplished Master Gardner with a
propensity for teaching, and he specialized in raised beds. He also enjoyed
hunting, fishing, camping and spending time at his woodland property in
Wisconsin. His other interests included membership at First United Methodist
Church in Elgin and with the Masonic Lodge.
He was preceded in death by Jean, his wife of 57 years, and is survived
by his son, Scott Stowell of Ely, Minn.; daughter, the Rev. Kimberly Stowell
of Ripon, Wis.; and daughter-in-law DyAnne Korda of Ely, Minn.
A memorial service will be held 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, at First
United Methodist Church, 216 E. Highland Ave. in Elgin.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made in Paul's name
to the Eagle Nature Foundation in Apple River, Ill., (www.eaglenature.com)
and the International Wolf Center in Ely, Minn., (www.wolf.org).