ESCANABA - Donald M. Rowell, 87, former Escanaba resident, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013 in Menomonee Falls, Wis. He was born May 19, 1926, in Iron River, and was the son of Archie and Mary (Kliemola) Rowell. Donald graduated from Iron River High School and then attended college before he enlisted in the U.S. Army, serving until he was honorably discharged. He married the former Barbara Carlson on Sept. 3, 1953, and she preceded him in death on Feb. 9, 2002. Donald was employed with the Chicago and Northwestern Railroad until his retirement. He was a member of the Bethany Lutheran Church, the Escanaba American Legion Post 82, and he did volunteer work at the YMCA in Escanaba.