Joan R. Stowell passed away quietly July 15, 2012 at the age of 96 at home with her family by her side.
Joan was born January 6, 1916 in Chico, CA.
She was married to Kenneth E. Stowell for 40 years. Joan retired in 1985 from the U.C. Davis AG Extension in Stockton, CA. Joan was full of life, she loved to dance and listen to jazz.
She was preceded in death by her husband Kenneth Stowell, her daughter Leslie Wells and grandson John Kizer.
She is survived by her sister Jackie Daniels, her son Gary Stowell, her nieces Sandy Billings, Robin England, and Gay Nyce, and grandchildren Joan Kizer, Tom Kizer, Zinna Deckers, Ann Jeannise Kizer, Amber Fort, Sean Stowell, Amanda Morrison, and Sam Stowell, along with thirteen great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.
Published in Lodi News-Sentinel from July 28 to Aug. 4, 2012