Mrs. Sandra Rose Dowell, 72, of Niota passed away at 6:06 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017, at the Great River Medical Center in West Burlington, Iowa.
She was born on Aug. 12, 1944, in La Harpe, the daughter of Arthur Lee and Ruth Lucille Freeland Olson.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 13, 2017, at Banks & Beals Funeral Home in Dallas City with Rev. Larry VanGundy officiating. The family will receive friends Monday from 9 a.m. until time of service at the funeral home. A memorial fund has been established for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Condolences may be left at