Faith McDowell, 70, died at her home in Webster City on Sep. 24, 2021. A memorial service will be held Oct. 4 at Faith United Methodist Church in Webster City.
Faith was born on May 8, 1951 in Fort Riley, KS to Kenneth and Corrine (Klingman) Roys. She attended school in Garnavillo, then went on to earn her BS at Wartburg College and her masters in chemical education at the University of Wisconsin - La Crosse. She married Harley McDowell on June 11, 1977. Faith taught science in South Dakota, Klemme, Garner and Webster City until her retirement in 2010.
The family lived in Belmond for a number of years. They took many car trips during the summers.
Faith was a member of P.E.O. and Faith United Methodist Church where she led Bible studies and sang in the choir. She enjoyed sewing Raggedy Ann dolls and teddy bears for the children in the family. She also read a lot and did science experiments with her granddaughter.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Faith is suvived by her husband Harley; son Shane (Bridgett) of Northville, MI; granddaughter Katherine; siblings Kenny (Joddy) Roys, Lonnie (Marcia) Roys, Melody (Wayne) Derber, Kevin (Jeannie) Roys, Connie Roys, and Lisa (Mica Diaz) Roys; and 17 nieces and nephews.
Boman Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.