|Sigourney- Henry “Hank” John Fowler, age 65, of Sigourney died on Thursday, February 28, 2013, at the VA Hospital, Iowa City.
Henry was born September 24, 1947, in Vinton, Iowa, the son of Don Frederick and Mildred Marie (Alpers) Fowler. He was a 1964 graduate of Vinton High School. He served in the US Navy during Vietnam from 1965-1969, where he was a cook on the USS Aucilla. On August 26, 1978, Henry married Thea Adams. They later divorced. He worked at Perfex in Vinton for several years and Bender Foundry in Sigourney. Henry enjoyed rabbit and mushroom hunting, fishing and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren and his dog Angel.
He is survived by his children: Carrie Fowler and husband Travis Hendricks of Sigourney; Curt Fowler and wife Lacy of Fremont, Tina (Tony) Sill of Oakville and Tammy (Matt) Albright of Muscatine; three grandchildren: Robyn Holland, Trent Hendricks, and Avery Fowler; his companion of 17 years Wanda Blakley of Sigourney; four brothers: Ted Fowler of North Buena Vista, Gary (Shirley) Fowler of North Buena Vista; Tim Fowler and Jim Fowler both of Vinton; and 2 sisters: Donette (Lauren) Just of Center Point and Susan (Jim) Davis of North Buena Vista. He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother Joe Fowler and an infant son Nathan Allan Fowler.
Visitation will be from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 5, 2013, at Powell Funeral Home in Sigourney. Cremation will follow the visitation and no services will be held.
A general memorial fund has been established. Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Sigourney is caring for Henry and his family. Condolences may be e-mailed at www.powellfuneralhomes.com under obituaries.