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Grant Lynn Bowler

Grant Lynn Bowler, age 79, died Saturday, September 28, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Born March 6, 1934 in Bunkerville, NV as oldest son of Grant Martin Bowler and Verna Leavitt Bowler. On August 21, 1954 he married his sweetheart, Alene Skousen in the St. George LDS Temple.

He grew up in Logandale, attending the Logandale School, then on to attend MVHS, where he starred in football and was student body president. He graduated from the University of Nevada Reno with a degree in chemistry and was commissioned 2nd lieutenant into the United States Army Reserve. In 1963 he came back to MVHS as a teacher, coach, counselor and class advisor. Upon retirement he became director of the Clark County Fair in Logandale.

As a faithful member of the LDS church, he served as a bishop, a member of the stake presidency, and as a seminary teacher. As well as serving in the Lions Club and Rotary Club.

Survivors: wife Alene Skousen Bowler; sons: Lynn N. (Margene); Terry W. (Brenda); daughter, Fara Alene (Ben) Day; 13 grandchildren; 3 great granddaughters and several foster children they raised as their own; sister, Katherine (Jerry) Hannig; sister, Tresa (Raoul) Leavitt; sister in law Beaulah Bowler; sister, Lori (Edward)Markosek; brother,Nick (Bonnie), and numerous Indian families. He is preceded in death by his parents, brother, Tom, sons, Niels and Joseph Grant and niece Lara.

Funeral services will be held Monday, October 7, 2013 at 11 a.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Overton 2nd Ward chapel. Visitation will be Sunday, October 6, 2013 from 6 - 8 p.m. at Moapa Valley Mortuary and again from 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. prior to services at the chapel. Interment will follow in the Logandale Cemetery. Friends and family are invited to sign our online guest book at

Published in Desert Valley Times on Oct. 4, 2013
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