Sheila Ann McDowell

March 29, 1948 ~ December 18, 2020 (age 72)


Sheila Ann McDowell of Lansing,

Peacefully passed away holding the hands of her loved ones, December 18, 2020 at the age of 72. She was born in Lansing, MI, March 29, 1948, the daughter of Robert “Rex”, Claudine (Proctor) Graham and step-father, Russell Holcomb. She was an amazing woman who raised her children lovingly alongside her husband, Harry. Sheila enjoyed being outdoors, camping with her children and grandchildren. She lived her life pleasing others and taking care of her family. Sheila was the glue that held her family together and will be greatly missed and cherished by all of them.

Sheila is survived by her husband of 57 years, Harry McDowell Jr; children, Ricky (Christine) McDowell of Perry, Cheryl (Maxwell Deh) McDowell of Eaton Rapids; grandchildren, Jeremy Holder, Casey McDowell, Maxwell Deh Jr, Marvin Deh, Myah Deh, Comfort Deh, Shawn Holder; great grandchildren, Stacia Holder, Ezra Deh, Desirae and Donovan Mitguard; sister, Judy (Roger) Bartlett; brothers, Eddy (JoAn) Holcomb, Gary (Starla) Holcomb. She was preceded in death by her parents.

Graveside services will be held at 2 pm on Wednesday December 23, 2020 in Rosehill Cemetery. Those desiring may make memorial contributions in Sheila’s memory to the family. Arrangements were entrusted to the Mills Funeral Home, Shelly-Odell Chapel in Eaton Rapids. To place online condolences please visit our website,

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Graveside Service
December 23, 2020

2:00 PM
Rosehill Cemetery
West Street
Eaton Rapids, Michigan 48827

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