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Adam McDowell dies at 34

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Adam Christopher McDowell, of Hobart, Ind., passed away Sunday, July 20, 2014, at the age of 34.

He was born on October 28, 1979, to Earl W. and Kimberly (nee Burnside) McDowell, in Valparaiso, Ind.

Adam is survived by his parents; Earl W. and Kimberly McDowell of Hobart, two brothers; Steve McDowell of Demotte, and David McDowell of Hebron; grandmother, Alene Burnside, and special friend, Nikki Anthony.

He was preceded in death by his sister Heather McDowell; grandparents Earl W. McDowell Sr., Ruebena McDowell and Warren Burnside.

Adam was a 1998 Chesterton High School graduate and was a card dealer at Four Winds Casino in New Buffalo, Mich.

Memorial visitation for Adam will be Friday, July 25, 2014, from 2-7 p.m., with a 7:00 p.m. memorial service at Rees Funeral Home, Hobart Chapel, 600 West Old Ridge Road, Hobart, Ind., with Pastor Bob Burton officiating.

The family requests memorial contributions for the Special Olympics.

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