Rowell Starr Dodson, 75

ALAMOSA — Rowell Starr Dodson, 75, passed away at his home on Friday, April 10th, 2020 surrounded by his family. Rowell was born on March 25, 1945, to Carol and Dorothy Dodson in Oregon City, as one of three children. He would later marry Irene Bouslaugh and have five children.

He is survived by his wife, Irene; children: Mae Gallegos, Buzz Starr Sr., Pamela Marr, Patsy Slater and Linda Fitzgerald; 12 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

Rowell was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters.

The family has chosen cremation and will be announcing services at a later date. Rogers Family Mortuary of Alamosa is in care of the arrangements. To leave online condolences or words of strength for the family, please visit