Obituaries for February 24

Robert Stewart Dowling, 97, of Kailua-Kona died Feb. 11 in Kailua-Kona. Born in Chicago, he worked as an outside sales representative for oil companies and was a U.S. Navy veteran. Private services at a later date. Online condolences: Survived by spouse, Atsuko Dowling of Kailua-Kona; sons, John S. Dowling of El Granada, Calif. and James R. (Donna) Dowling of Shasta, Calif.; daughter, Kathy Dowling of Santa Barbara, Calif. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.