Bryan Camden Rowan, 13, of Bradford, Iowa, passed away Wednesday, October 3, 2018, in Waverly. He was born on August 21, 2005, in Cleveland, Ohio, to Matthew Koenig and Heather Rowan.
Bryan moved to Iowa at the age of nine. He attended schools in Iowa Falls, most recently Riverbend Middle School. Bryan loved school and was active in cross country. He was very smart and creative. Bryan enjoyed building things and could entertain himself for hours.
He loved Legos, fishing, video games and computers. Bryan would help his dad work on cars, shoot bow and arrow with his grandpa and was beginning to learn how to garden. He had a big heart and was always willing to help others. This summer, Bryan attended services with his grandparents, Matt and Karen, at First Congregational United Church of Christ in Hampton. On Sunday mornings, he loved dressing up, wearing his fish tie and looked forward to lighting the candles.
Bryan is survived by his mother Heather Rowan, father Matthew Koenig, siblings Jacob, Kimmy, Jordan and Maynard, grandparents Darlene Rowan, Layla (Mark) Thiele and Matt (Karen) Koenig, aunts and uncles Brian (Rosa) Rowan, Chris (Amanda) Rowan, Tanya Rowan, Franki Koenig, Melissa (Johnny) Adcox and Michael Adcox, along with numerous other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his grandfather Bennie Rowan.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Bryan's family or backpacks with school supplies can be donated to help other students in Iowa Falls.
my name is john stokesbary I was a good friend of bryan he was a good kid he had lots of friend's at the west marshall middle school .
To a handsome young boy I got to no and love.u will be missed phat phat.u r a angel now.always be a angel on your mom's shoulder.rip little loved one.aunt sarah
Bryan was such a great addition to our church family. His smile was contagious and we all enjoyed him very much. His birthday party, when he turned thirteen, was a special day. He received so much love from First Congregational UCC. We will miss him.....Craig and Mary Lou Semler
Kaden Wright and Miles Moore did every thing together with Bryan in school we always went up to the library together all the time. We helped him out with everything possible to helping him with school and solving his problems. PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU we will miss you Bryan.
Was always in a good mood and showed a lot of respect to me always calling me Uncle Russ. Rest in Peace young man. You are in the Lords hands now!
love you phat phat so glade I got to know love you spend time with till we meet again
Just one of the sweetest boys ever... i'm proud to be your aunt baby boy. Love you ro the moon and back always..
Very sorry for your loss. I had to a chance to spend the last school year with him at West Marshall. Prayers to your entire family.
Going for the big fish!
He was so nice and kind to me always talked to me and everyone else Bryan was a good person and we miss him a ton! We miss you Bryan.
I remember the last time me and my friend were able to talk to him, it was before he moved to waverly. We gave him hugs and said goodbye. I just wished we could have said goodbye one last time. We will miss you bryan.
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