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Deanna L. "Dee" Schubert Rowan

January 21, 1939 - May 21, 2022

Deanna “Dee” Schubert Rowan, 83, a lifelong resident of Wheeling passed away peacefully at WVU Medicine Wheeling Hospital on Saturday May 21, 2022.

Dee was born to the late Louis F. and Norma (Ripley) Gibson on January 21, 1939.

After graduating Wheeling High School, Dee went on to Charleston’s School of Real Estate. She worked for Wheeling Stamping Company for over Thirty Five (35) years. While at Wheeling Stamping, Dee was the President of Mechanics and Aerospace Workers Local 1662. After her retirement, Dee was a school bus driver for Ohio County Schools for over nineteen (19) years. In addition to all of this, Dee continued to work as a part-time realtor under the brokerage of Barbara Howe throughout both careers. She was an active member of the Elm Grove Eagles and enjoyed gardening as well as keeping up with the Stock Market. Dee was Lutheran by faith, holding her membership at St. James Evangelical Lutheran in Wheeling, WV.

In addition to her parents, Dee is preceded in death by her first husband Edward P. Schubert in 2000 and her second husband, John Paul Rowan in 2016; her beloved son, Gary E. Schubert who passed away in the Vietnam Conflict in 1967 as well as her siblings Gene and Wildred Gibson.

Left to cherish her memory are Dee’s daughters; Karen (John) Garvin and Paula Kusiner; her step-son, John (Colleen) Rowan as well as four (4) grandchildren and twelve (12) great-grandchildren.

Family and friends will be received Thursday 2:00pm-4:00pm and 6:00pm-8:00pm and Friday 11:00am until time of service at 12 (noon) Altmeyer Funeral Home 154 Kruger Street Wheeling, WV 26003 Internment will immediately follow at Mount Olivet Cemetery Wheeling, WV.

In lieu of flowers, please consider supporting two (2) of Dee’s favorite charities; the St. James Food Pantry (click here) and Tunnel to Towers Foundation (click here) by visiting TMCFunding.com.

 

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Thursday, May 26, 2022

Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Location:

Altmeyer Funeral Home - Elm Grove Chapel

154 Kruger Street
Wheeling, WV 26003


Date: Thursday, May 26, 2022

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location:

Altmeyer Funeral Home - Elm Grove Chapel

154 Kruger Street
Wheeling, WV 26003


Date: Friday, May 27, 2022

Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Location:

Altmeyer Funeral Home - Elm Grove Chapel

154 Kruger Street
Wheeling, WV 26003


Service Information

Date: Friday, May 27, 2022

Time: 12:00 pm

Location:

Altmeyer Funeral Home - Elm Grove Chapel

154 Kruger Street
Wheeling, WV 26003


Cemetery Information

Date: Friday, May 27, 2022

Location:

Mt. Olivet Cemetery

917 Old Fairmont Pike
Wheeling, WV 26003


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