Michael S. Dowlen
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1937 - 2013
Resident of Washougal, WA
Mike was raised in Oakland, and lived in Fremont from 1966 to 2001 when he and his wife Roberta "Bobbie" Kaiser Dowlen moved to Washougal. Mike died peacefully of complications from Parkinson's disease. He served in the army in Korea, was a firefighter in
Livermore, then a postman in Fremont for over 30 years. He is survived by his wife, 5 children (Kerey Quaid & wife Randi; Tavia Quaid & husband Tom Pargett; Shauna Gibson;April Sembach & husband Brian; Noel Fowlie & husband Tim)12 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. His son Shane passed away in 2012. Mike was a responsible worker, and dedicated father and husband. He made new friends or met old ones wherever he went. He is greatly missed in this new year.
Published in Inside Bay Area on Jan. 18, 2014