Obituary of Walter Dowhan
Dowhan, Walter Allen
It’s with heavy hearts we announce the passing of a cherished husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, uncle, cousin and friend Walter Dowhan on October 28, 2022. Dear husband of Stephanie of 66 years. Beloved father of Wendy Chaif (Glenn), Shelley Clarke (Craig), Walter John Dowhan (Shawn Price) and Tracey Allen (Glenn). Loving grandpa of Jason, Stephanie, Kristen, Meghan, Justin, Taylor and Mitchell and great-grandpa to Ryerson, Esme, Isla, Aidan, Alis, Luca, Lillian, Eira and Selina . Survived by brother Ronald (Bernice, 2020) Terry (Sherrie) stepmother Lena (Kuz) Dowhan and sister in law Jennie Lesperance (Harold 2006). Predeceased by parents Walter Dowhan Sr. and Lena (nee Kopish) and brothers John (2017) and Gary (2007). Walter graduated from Detroit’s Radio Electronics Television School in 1957. He began his career working throughout the province at a number of radio stations before returning to Windsor where he worked as Chief Engineer at CKWW and CKLW radio stations. After 30 years in the business he retired but kept busy working in telecommunications and energy conservation businesses and maintenance at the Leamington District Hospital.
Many thanks to the medical staff on the fourth floor at the Windsor Regional- Ouellette Campus for the care they showed Walter.
Cremation has taken place. Memorial Visitation to take place at WINDSOR CHAPEL (Banwell Chapel), 11677 Tecumseh Rd E, 519-253-7234 on Tuesday November 22nd at 3-7pm. Funeral service to take place on Wednesday November 23rd at 11:30am in the chapel. In memory of Walter, donations are appreciated to Windsor Regional Hospital Foundation Equipment Fund. Online condolences and cherished memories may be shared at www.windsorchapel.com.
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1700 Tecumseh Rd. East
Windsor, ON N8W 1C7
Phone: (519) 253-7234