Obituaries

John G. Dowd, Jr.

Jan 7, 2021
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Services:

Due to Covid-19, no services will be held at this time. There will be a celebration of life at a later date.

Visitation:

Cemetery:

Private Burial: Mount Olivet Cemetery, Waterloo

Memorials:

Any cards sent to the funeral home will be forwarded to the family. At the family’s request, please no flowers.

Biography

John G. Dowd, Jr., 67, of Waterloo, died Tuesday, January 7, 2021 at UnityPoint Health - Allen Hospital in Waterloo.

He was born March 1, 1953 in Waterloo, son of John G. and Lavada Destival Dowd.

John graduated from Columbus High School in 1971.

He is survived by his sister, Julie Legeros of Seattle; two nieces, Elena (Shelby) Legeros, and Anna (Alex) Fleet; a great-niece, Evangelia Rose; and a great-nephew, Thomas Christopher.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Joseph L. Dowd; and a brother-in-law, Chris Legeros.

John was a great basketball player at Columbus. He loved the Iowa Hawkeyes, especially the basketball team. He also enjoyed reading.

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  1. Mike Moothart | Jan 12, 2021
    Sorry to hear the news about John,  John and I played on the Columbus High School basketball team.  I always remember John could imitate a trumpet (and bugle) sound, perfectly, with his voice (aka mouth trumpet).  He did a great rendition of TAPS and the Star Spangled Banner.  My condolences to friends and family.
  2. Columbus High School Alumni | Jan 08, 2021
    Our deepest sympathy to John's family and friends.

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