William Sowden

October 20, 2017

Nov. 7, 1923 – Jan. 1, 2017

William W. Sowden, age 93, formerly of Lake Ben­ton, passed away at Lake View Ranch in Darwin on Jan. 1.
Graveside services will be Oct. 23, 11 a.m. at Me­morial Hill Cemetery in Lake Benton. Arrange­ments are provided by Hartquist Funeral Home, Utoft-Johansen Chapel in Lake Benton. On-line at www.hartquistfuneral.com
William Warner Sowden was born Nov. 7, 1923 to Charles and Rosa (Brown) Sowden at home in Lake Benton. He served in the U.S. Army as a rifleman in WWII.
He is survived by his sis­ters-in-law, Jeri Sowden of Rockwell City, Iowa, Betty Sowden of Pipestone, and Joyce Sowden of Canada; and many nieces and nephews and his Lake View Ranch family.
He was preceded in death by his parents, three sisters and six brothers.