McDowell: Lorne a resident of R.R. 5 Thamesville passed away peacefully Monday, August 21, 2017 at Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital at the age of 87. Born in Zone Township, son of the late Hiram and Olive (Marsh) McDowell. He will be sadly missed by son Mike McDowell; daughters Lauren McDowell, Paula Kerr (Bryon); grandchildren Chetasia (Mackenzie), Caitlin, Brooke and Chloe and great grandchildren Evelynn, Jace and Lydia. Lorne farmed for much of his life in Zone Township and also worked at Sunnen/Guspro in Chatham for many years, retiring in 1996. In his spare time, Lorne enjoyed restoring and showing his collection of rare Allis Chalmers tractors and was a founding member of the Allis Chalmers Club of Ontario. A private funeral service will be held. Interment in Mayhew-Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Thamesville. If desired, donations may be made by cheque to the Heart & Stroke Foundation. Online donations and condolences may be left at www.badderfuneralhome.com. Arrangements entrusted to John C. Badder Funeral Home, Thamesville.