W. Sue Dowler, 74, of Van Wert passed away at 4:24 a.m., Saturday at Vancrest of Van Wert.
She was born on October 27, 1945, in Van Wert, the daughter of the late Elmo and Ellen (Shepherd) Carroll. On August 25, 2004, she married Larry Dowler who survives.
Other family members include her children, Dana Carroll of Indian Lake, Ohio, Brenda Gilbert of Payne, Ohio, Tina (Greg) Broyles of St. Marys, Billy Jo Taylor of Oklahoma, and Jesse D. (Christie) Perez, Jr., of Convoy; two step-children, Bruce (Ruth) Dowler of Convoy and Kathy Dettrow of Van Wert; a brother, Eddie Carroll of Van Wert; three sisters, Colleen (Jim) Stutteville of Middle Point, Nancy (Louis) King of Delphos, and Faye Trinosky of Van Wert; and several grandchildren.
Besides her parents, Sue was preceded in death by a son, John David Taylor; a sister, Peggy Jo Burnett; and five brothers, Herschel Eugene, Kerry Lee, Barry Lynn, Jimmie Ray and Billy Joe Carroll.
Sue had worked as a home health aide and had attended the former Christian Life Assembly of God in Van Wert.
Services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, January 22, 2020, at Cowan & Son Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Ridge Cemetery. Calling hours are 2 - 7 p.m., Tuesday.
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