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Lester B. Sowder

May 24, 1955 ~ October 5, 2022 (age 67) 67 Years Old
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Obituary

Lester B. Sowder, age 67 of Salem, passed away Wednesday, October 5, 2022 at 5:17 pm, in St. Vincent Salem Hospital.

Born May 24, 1955 in Salem, Indiana, he was the son of the late James Russell and Nancy Mildred (Nolan) Sowder. 

He had been a life resident of Washington County and was a 1973 graduate of Salem High School.

On January 25, 1974 he married  Rhonda R. (Richardson) Sowder.

Lester was a retired logger and farmer, a past President and donator of property to the Winslow Cemetery Association, was a member of Salem V.F.W. Post #6636 and Salem Moose Lodge #2380 and served on the Delaney Park Board. 

Survivors include: Wife: Rhonda R. (Richardson) Sowder. Son: Jeremy (Andrea) Sowder of Salem; Daughter: Robin (Stephen) McClain of Salem;   Brother: Dearl Sowder of Carlisle, Indiana; 5 grandchildren: Reymington, Hunter and Renee McClain, Nathan and Kaden Sowder and a great grandson Waylon McClain.

Funeral Service: 2:00 pm Sunday at Dawalt Funeral Home with Bro. Larry Dalton & Richard Richardson officiating.   
Visitation: 2 to 7 pm Saturday and from Noon to 2 pm Sunday.  Interment will follow the funeral service at Winslow Cemetery near Salem.   

The Family Requests Donations made to: 
Winslow Cemetery Association
C/O Terry Sowder
121 West Woodland Drive 
Salem, Indiana 47167

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
October 8, 2022

2:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Dawalt Funeral Home
204 East Market Street
Salem, IN 47167

Visitation
Sunday
October 9, 2022

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Dawalt Funeral Home
204 East Market Street
Salem, IN 47167

Funeral Service
Sunday
October 9, 2022

2:00 PM
Dawalt Funeral Home
204 East Market Street
Salem, IN 47167

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