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William E. "Red" Fowler, age 70, of Utah St., passed into eternal rest Sunday at the home of his daughter in the loving arms of his family. Born in Bowling Green, KY on August 20, 1922 to John and Earlene Fowler. William was reared in Springfield, TN graduating Cum Laude from his high school class. William is a World War II Veteran having served from 1942-45 with the US Army Air Corps. After his tour of duty, William relocated to Toledo where he worked for 18 years at Star Lumber and Coal Co., The Michigan Wholesalers and with his final years before retirement in 1988 spent with the Ohio Bureau of Employment Services. He was a member of Martin Luther Lutheran Church and the Arthur Daily American Legion Post #2510. William was preceded in death by his parents, John and Earlene; brother, Walter "Shorty" Fowler; and granddaughter, Dawn Ann Woodward. William will be sadly missed, but proudly survived by sons, John W. (Kristie), Mark E. (Jane), Matthew P. (Deborah); daughters, Cheryl L. (James) Day, Dawn M. (Michael) Mattison, Kathleen A. (Michael) Shoemaker; sister, Hazel E. Fowler of Perrysburg; and brother, Andrew J. Fowler of Fayetteville, NC; 10 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. Family and friends may pay their respects at the Eggleston-Meinert Funeral Home, Coy Rd., 7-9 p.m. Tuesday and 2-9 p.m. Wednesday. American Legion Services will be conducted at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Funeral Services will be held in Martin Luther Lutheran Church at 10 a.m. on Thursday, November 5, 1992. He will be laid into eternal rest at Ottawa Hills Memorial Park Cemetery. Any tributes may be made in the form of contributions to Northwest Ohio Hospice Assoc.

- Toledo Blade