Obituary for Douglas Rowley


Douglas Rowley

March 2, 1947 - November 4, 2019

Fishers, Indiana – Doug Rowley, 72, passed away Monday, November 4, 2019 at Prairie Lakes in Noblesville, Indiana.  He was born March 2, 1947 in Chicago, Illinois to Walter and Bertha Rowley.

Doug served our country in the U S Army, completing a tour in Vietnam. He enjoyed playing golf, water volleyball, bocce, billiards and cards.  He especially loved spending time with his two grandsons. Doug worked in public works as a manager for communities in Illinois; Evanston, Round Lake, and then retiring from Algonquin.

Doug is survived by his wife, Jane (Clavey); daughters, Heather (Adam) Brown and Kelly Rowley; and his 2 grandsons, Owen and Jack Brown.  He is also survived by a sister, Marlene (Ron) Randall; and a brother, Rodney (Susan) Rowley.  Doug was preceded in death by his parents, Walter and Bertha Rowley; and a sister, Maxine (Dick) Hansen.

Memorial service to be held on a future date.

Memorial contributions can be made at


Don newby posted on November 14, 2019

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Don newby posted on November 14, 2019

Doug was a great manager of public works in round lake he will be missed by many...

Tic and Linda Crofts posted on November 12, 2019

Doug will be missed! His always ready wit brightened any gathering.

Judy Spears posted on November 11, 2019

So very sorry.

Mike Seidel posted on November 10, 2019

My condolences to Jane and the rest of the Rowley family. Doug was a great guy in many respects, but I think I'll miss his smiling face and razor sharp wit the most. Rest in peace buddy.

Jim & Maura Cullen posted on November 9, 2019

Jane, Doug always had a warm smile and a welcoming personality. We lost a very nice man, but the universe received a new beautiful star. Our condolences to you and your family.

Jack Hart posted on November 8, 2019

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Jack Hart posted on November 8, 2019

Doug was a complete gentleman and a class guy. He will be missed by all he touched. God bless you Doug

Linda yers posted on November 8, 2019

Doug was a terrific guy--I did not know him well but knew he was well thought of in our BF community. My thoughts and prayers are with you, Jane, and your family.

Jerry Levine posted on November 8, 2019

Our deepest sympathy to a wonderful person. We will dearly miss him as I am sure this speaks for all of Britton Falls. Rest In Peace my friend.


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