Gwendolyn "Gwenn" Marie Bowden
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Gwendolyn "Gwenn" Marie Bowden of Middleton passed away peacefully March 22, 2014 at home after a long battle with Leukemia at the age of 74. She was born August 4, 1939 in Twin Falls, Idaho; the middle daughter of three girls to George and Ruby Shaffer. She attended schools in Arco, Idaho where she met her husband of 56 years, Gayle Bowden. They were married October 18, 1958 and had four sons and two daughters. After living in Arco for many years the family moved to Payette, Nampa and ultimately Middleton, Idaho where she resided for the last thirteen years. Gwenn worked several jobs over the years but particularly enjoyed her time at Braun Photography Studio and Eastside Florist where she made many friends and acquaintances and The Brandt Agency where she worked for 14 years until her retirement in 2006. She is survived by her husband Gayle of Middleton; a sister Bonnie Davies of Idaho Falls, ID; sons: Andy Bowden of Fruitland, ID, Grant (Maureen) Bowden of Syracuse, UT, Jeff (Angela) Bowden of Meridian, ID, Rick Bowden of Ontario, OR and her cherished daughter Diana Bowden of Nampa, ID. She is also survived by 7 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Gwenn was preceded in death by her parents, a sister Verna Coon and a daughter Susan.
Memorial services will be held at 3:00 p.m. Friday, March 28, 2014 at Zeyer Funeral Chapel, 83 N Midland Blvd, Nampa. 467-7300
God Bless you in his care and ever after.
We love you forever.
Published in Idaho Press Tribune on Mar. 25, 2014
Zeyer Funeral Chapel
83 North Midland Boulevard Nampa, ID 83651