Robert (Bob) Louis Steward, age 89 of Lowell, passed away Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at Metron of Belding after a long battle with Alzheimer’s. Bob was born on June 18, 1924 to Arthur and Cora Steward. He served in World War II from 1943-1946 as a Sergeant in the US Army’s 904th Ordinance Heavy Automotive Maintenance Co. Upon his return home, he worked for the Lowell Light and Power Co. and the City of Lowell Water Department for 44 ½ years. Bob loved the Chicago White Sox, Lowell Red Arrow Football, and spent over 50 seasons traveling to Lansing, MI faithfully cheering on his MSU Spartans. He loved to garden, landscape, and kept a well-manicured lawn. Bob is survived by his wife Marie (Eickhoff) of 64 years; daughters Amy (Geoff) Schram of Montrose, CO and Sue (Mike) Murley of Lowell; grandchildren Ashley (Trevor) Cook, Madisen and Gabrielle Schram, Karson and Jada Murley. A very special ‘son’ Lloyd Wepman. Bob was preceded in death by his parents Arthur and Cora; mother and father-in-law Martin and Lena Eickhoff; baby daughter; five sisters-in-law and their spouses; three brothers-in-law and their spouses; and several nieces, nephews and special friends. A 1:00 p.m. graveside service will be held Friday, September 20th at Oakwood Cemetery, 325 Fremont St., Lowell, Michigan. Memorial contributions may be made to the Lowell Pink Arrow Project, c/o Lowell Community Wellness, P.O. Box 246, Lowell, MI 49331 or The Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675.