Albert Charles Dowling


July 27, 1912 - January 3, 2010


Albert Charles Dowling was born July 27, 1912 to Delmar and Ethel (Schaefer) Dowling in Wessington, SD.  He graduated from Mount Vernon High School.  On March 25, 1943 he married Hazel Carolina Grage in Geneva, NY.  During WWII he served in the US Army in North Africa, Italy and France.  Following his return from the Army he and Hazel resided on a farm west of Mitchell.  He was a self-employed electrician and a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers.  He appreciated the homestead history of the Mitchell area and enjoyed his past association with the Mitchell Historical Society.


He is survived by his wife, Hazel of Sioux Falls; two sons, David Dowling and wife, Geneie of Belleville, IL and Michael Dowling and wife, Barbara of Sioux Falls, SD and four granddaughters, Sarah, Kaitlyn, Megan and Leah.


Interment will be in Servicemen’s Memorial Cemetery in Mitchell and Memorial services will be at a later date. 


To Be Announced


To Be Announced


Servicemen's Memorial Cemetery
Mitchell, South Dakota

Posted by Suzie Jamaris & Reva Gregg on March 2, 2010
We smile with our memories of crazy ol' Al & Hazel and how much we enjoyed our visits with you both each trip home to Mitchell. You have meant so much to our family over the years. I'll never forget marching with the MHS band in a parade in Brookings, and there was Al waving and supporting me from the sidelines. You were both always there for mom, too, and for that I will be forever be grateful. Thank you. Please publish the memorial service date and time when arranged. We would love to attend.
Posted by Willis Strong, Liberal, Missouri on January 7, 2010
Hazel you have our deepest sympathy - I can briefly remember
Albert as I was small when we left S.D. I remember Del and
Ethel well. They lived east of us on a farm, and was there
several times. Del had a brown and white mule team, and I
have a picture of Del with white mule. In the obit I see where
you and Albert were married at Geneva, N.Y. I have a daughter
at Greene, NY. and it is cold there. Willis Strong, PO Box 275,
Liberal, Mo 64762 Praying that God will sustain you during
this time.
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