Robert A. Bowen On May 12, 2013 Bob passed suddenly at the age of 61. Born in Phoenix to Marjorie and Allen Bowen. Survived by Lois his wife of 40 years; sons, Nathan and Rusty; grandson, Taylor; mother Marjorie; sister, Marybeth; two nieces. Bob served in the Navy on the USS Coral Sea. After entering the Operating Engineers Apprentice Program, he received the Apprentice of the Year award. Bob took great pride in being a Veteran and Journeyman Finish Blademan. Rememberances can be made to Wells Fargo Bank, Acct. #5872903199, Equip. Fund, to assist Bob's family with a wheelchair lift. A gathering to remember Bob will be Saturday June 1, 2013, 1:00 p.m. in the Desert Rose Room McGraws, 4110 S. Houghton Rd. Arrangements by HUDGEL'S SWAN FUNERAL HOME.