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Beams Funeral Home

200 W Toledo St Box 5, Fremont, IN

OBITUARY

Richard Herbert Dowidat

March 31, 1957September 13, 2020
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Richard Herbert Dowidat, age 63, of Angola, Indiana, passed away on Sunday, September 13, 2020, at his home.

Richard was born on March 31, 1957 in Angola, Indiana to Herbert Richard and Marilyn Rose (Timpe) Dowidat.

He attended Angola High School.

Richard worked for Universal Tool & Die in Butler, Indiana for 17 years, and later worked for TI Automotive in Ashley, Indiana and retired there after 23 years.

He married Rosemary Boocher on October 27, 1977 in Angola, Indiana.

Richard’s love for trains started with the Little River Railroad in Pleasant Lake, Indiana. He was passionate in the community in hosting star gazing gatherings at local parks, with his former teacher Tony Wright. He enjoyed his hobbies and travels throughout the Midwest. Richard’s passions will live on through everyone he touched.

Survivors include his wife, Rosemary Dowidat of Angola, Indiana, children, Christopher Dowidat and Zachary Dowidat, of Angola, Indiana, Holly Dowidat (Michael Henderson) of Ft. Wayne, Indiana, and Nathaniel Dowidat of Angola, Indiana, a sister, Kathleen (Gary) Bowles of Columbia, Ohio, brother-in-laws, Charles Wilsey of Fremont, Indiana, and Chuck Boocher of Orland, Indiana, and sister-in-laws, Luanne Beekman of Coldwater, Michigan, and Connie Boocher of Orland, Indiana.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and a sister, Irene Wilsey.

Calling hours will be held from 5-8 pm Thursday, September 17, 2020 at Beams Funeral Home, Fremont, Indiana.

Funeral Services will be held at 1 pm Friday, September 18, 2020 at Beams Funeral Home, Fremont, Indiana. Pastor Mike Cain will officiate the service.

Burial will follow the services at Circle Hill Cemetery, Angola, Indiana.

Following the CDC guidelines, social distancing and facial covering will be required.

Memorial donations in his memory may be directed in care of the family.

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  • Visitation

    Thursday, September 17, 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Friday, September 18, 2020

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Lori Casiano

September 17, 2020

Prayers for Richard and all of his family. May God comfort all of you during this time.

Lori Casiano
TI Fluid Systems

Karen Ensch

September 16, 2020

I remember years ago when my son used to have sleepovers with your boy. Richard was always so quiet and gentle. I am still going thru my own pain from losing my husband and can not attend the services. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Craig Martin

September 16, 2020

Sincere sympathy to you and your family.
Grace and peace,
Warmest,
Craig Martin
TI Automotive

Gary Neuman

September 16, 2020

Dear Kathy and all Dowidat family.. So sorry to hear about Richard. Thinking of fun times we had growing up at Lake James during our grade school years. My heart aches for all of you, he will be missed.


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