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Dieter Rudolph “DE” Kowarsch, 73, of Cambridge, passed away Thursday, May 9, 2013 at Dorchester General Hospital, Cambridge, MD.
Born November 22, 1939 in Germany, he was a son of Gertrude Kuhnert and the late Willie Kowarsch. At the age of 15 Dieter and his family immigrated to the United States and proudly obtained his citizenship.
On October 27, 1984 Dieter married the former Shirley Timmons and together made their home in Cambridge.
Mr. Kowarsch worked for Wilhan Mobile Homes as a maintenance manager for 35 yrs. He was a past member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church.
Surviving him besides his mother and wife are daughters Teresa Harrison of Cambridge and Starr Hurley of Linkwood, a son Wayne Kowarsch and his wife Elaine of Denton; a brother, Willfried Kowarsch and his wife Diane of Texas, 3 sisters Esther Zwemer, Heidi McFairland and Renate Gray and her husband Peter; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Preceding him in death was a brother Heinz Kowarsch; sister, Siegrid Kowarsch; daughter -Shirley Robbin Foy; granddaughter- Danielle Downs.
A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, May 15, 2013 beginning 2 p.m. at the Newcomb and Collins Funeral Home, P.A., Cambridge. Family will receive friends Tuesday evening, May 14, 2013 from 6 till 8 p.m. and an hour prior to the service. Officiating at the service will be Pastor Abe Lankford and Minister Will Kowarsch. Burial will be private.
Memorial contributions in memory of Dieter can be made to the Sean and K'lyn Trust Fund, Talbot Bank, 424 Dorchester Avenue, Cambridge, MD 21613.
I'm so sorry for your loss. I will keep you and your family in my thoughts and prayers. Donna
Donna Dickerson May 14 2013 12:00 AM
Great Man. Always made me smile! I will miss you and your jokes.
Chuck Creighton May 14 2013 12:00 AM
I empathize with you for your loss. Please know the memories you have will keep him alive in our hearts. With Deepest Sympathy. ~Stephanie
Stephanie Pete May 13 2013 12:00 AM
I can not imagine being in your shoes now Shirley. You are in my prayers though, everyday. You know how to find me if you need me anytime, day or night. I love you all very much.
Jo Anne Nabb May 13 2013 12:00 AM
Shirley,We are so sorry to hear about De.Our thoughts and prayers are with you.If there is anything we can do ,Please let us know. Steve and Karen Abbott
Steve Abbott May 12 2013 12:00 AM
Lisa Sutton May 12 2013 12:00 AM
Shirley & Family I'm so sorry to hear about Dee, I know that you are devastated. I know that there is nothing that I can do except pray for you and your family for peace and strength. If you need anything please know we are here for you. God Bless
Nancy Dayton Meekins May 11 2013 12:00 AM