Deanna “Dee” Schubert Rowan

January 21, 1939 - May 21, 2022

01/21/1939 - 05/21/2022

Past Services

Visitation
Thursday May 26, 2022
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Elm Grove Chapel
154 Kruger Street
Wheeling, WV 26003
304-242-0330 | Directions
Visitation
Thursday May 26, 2022
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Elm Grove Chapel
154 Kruger Street
Wheeling, WV 26003
304-242-0330 | Directions
Cemetery
Friday May 27, 2022
Mt. Olivet Cemetery
917 Old Fairmont Pike
Wheeling, WV 26003
304-242-3505 | Directions
Visitation
Friday May 27, 2022
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Elm Grove Chapel
154 Kruger Street
Wheeling, WV 26003
304-242-0330 | Directions
Service
Friday May 27, 2022
12:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Elm Grove Chapel
154 Kruger Street
Wheeling, WV 26003
304-242-0330 | Directions

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.

 

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Steve Jones
2 months ago

I am so very sorry for your loss. Dee was a lovely woman in fact, one of a kind. My world is a little darker knowing that she is no longer with us

Karen L. Garvin
3 months ago

Miss you So Much Mom!

Dennis R Albaugh
4 months ago

My sincere and humble condolences to the family and friends of “Dee”. Denny Albaugh

Bruce C.Duncan
4 months ago

Rest in Peace Dee. Sometimes the best people we have known are those we meet late in life. I feel blessed to have known you. What a wonderful and caring person.

Cindy Rowan Cornett
4 months ago

Such a nice person. I wish I could have spent more time with her. Prayers and God bless.

Rev. Deborah Gable
4 months ago

What a lady! I will miss her smile, laugh, conversations, and caring heart. I had come to grow close to Dee and so did my dog, Chole, that helped her share a Fellowship meal on Sundays. May light perpetual shine upon her with the company of all the Saints!

Kathleen Dixon
4 months ago

All I can say is, “what a woman”. Smart, funny, kind, generous and a true friend. Heaven has gained an angel. Rest in peace.

RoseAnn Duncan
4 months ago

My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. Dee will never be more than a thought away, as long as there’s a memory she will live forever in your heart.