Posted: May 10th, 2022

1953 – 2022

David Ralph McDowell was born August 22nd, 1953, in Maple Creek, Sask. He was the 8th child to Evans and Leonora McDowell, and grew up on the family farm southeast of Piapot, Sask. He started his career as a backhoe operator at an early age and became very successful. He was owner/operator of Tree Line Services for a number of years.

Dave is predeceased by his wife of 41 years, Sharon; his parents; brother and sister in laws, Trevor (Wendy); brother, Reginald; brother, Lynn (Vida); brother, Bill; sister, Daphne (Donald) Schmidt; brother in laws, John Southwood, Jack Armstrong; sister-in-law, Denise Harayni.

Dave leaves to mourn his passing his daughters, Crista Cleroux (Kris) and her children, Ben and Kimberly; Carmen McDowell (Sean) and her children, Alex and Andrew; stepdaughters, Gail (Dave) Toth and their children, Zachary (Renee) and Riley (Sarah) and great granddaughter Hadlee; Cindy (Andrew) McEwan and children, Kenna and Kylie; and Kenny Hawkins (Kris); sisters, Fay Southwood, Theresa Armstrong, Beth (Robert) King; sister-in-law, Carol Schock; and numerous nieces and nephews.

As per Dave’s request, no formal service will be held. Donations in Dave’s memory may be made to a charity of one’s choice. Condolences may be made at www.gracememorial.com. Arrangements are made by

Grace Memorial Affordable Burial & Cremation

1924 10th Ave N.W.

Medicine Hat, Alberta T1C 1T5



One Condolence for “DAVID RALPH McDOWELL”

  1. Andrew Thiessen says:

    I mourn that my Grandfather passed, I never got to see him in the past year except christmas where I saw him from video call. This year has taken more from me than ever.

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