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Robert "Bob" J. Nowland

November 20, 1960 ~ January 4, 2020 (age 59)


Marion - Robert "Bob" Nowland, longtime resident of Marion passed away on Saturday, January 4, 2020 at his home with family by his side. He was 59.

He was born on November 20, 1960, in Cadillac to Edward and Carmoneta Leone (McCauley) Nowland. Bob attended Marion High School and became a graduate in 1979.  He made his living working in the trees and spent some time with Pollington before his health prevented him to continue.  He could often be found tinkering in the garage or around the house.  He enjoyed visiting auctions, hunting and fishing, or going for the occasional ride around town.  Bob was always out to help others and lend a hand to friends and family, he will be deeply missed. 

Bob is survived by his two children, Mellisa (Tim) Horstman and Rob (Amanda) Nowland; his siblings, Marie (Darwin) Johnson, Edward (Smitty) Nowland, Carmoneta (Stanley) Romatz, Gary (JoAnn) Nowland, Frank (Ann) Nowland, Rita (Glen) Moggo, Beth (Larry) Ashby-Hummel, Suzie Nowland, Carl (Diann) Nowland and Kandi (Bill) Breininger; brother-in-law, Larry (Cheryl) Seeley; eleven grandchildren, Timothy, Josh, Damion. Makayla, Jordan, Mariah, Dominick, Jessica, Halee, Jasmine, and Shanda; aunts and uncles; several nieces and nephews; and many other loving family members and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; Edward and Carmoneta; two sisters, Sarah Nowland and Cozette Seeley; and two brothers, David Nowland and Robin Nowland.

Graveside interment and committal services will take place at Lux Cemetery in Marion at 11:00 am on Wednesday, January 8, 2020. 

Memorial contributions may be directed to family in care of Mellisa Horstman.  The family is being served by the Fosnaught-Holdship Funeral Home.  

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January 8, 2020

11:00 AM
Lux Cemetery
18 Mile Road Marion,
Marion, MI 49665

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