Elias William Bowe
2004 - 2021
Anderson Stevenson Wilke Funeral Home & Crematory
3750 N Montana Ave
Helena, MT

Elias (Eli) William Bowe

March 9, 2004 - June 5, 2021

Elias (Eli) William Bowe, 17 of Helena, Mont., passed away on June 5, 2021 at Canyon Ferry Reservoir.

Eli was born March 9, 2004 to Laura Hendley and Jude Bowe in Helena, where he went on to attend Jim Darcy Elementary School, Helena Middle School, and Helena High School.

Eli was a kind and thoughtful young man and a great friend and older brother. Eli and his brother, Amos, were extremely close. They were always there for each other and enjoyed playing video games and watching movies together.

Eli enjoyed spending time with friends and family, including camping, hiking, fishing, playing with the dogs, and being on the farm. He enjoyed going hunting with his father every fall and spending time at the cabin in Lincoln.

Eli is survived by his mother, Laura Hendley, her partner, Anthony Gordon, his brother, Amos Bowe, his father, Jude Bowe, his stepmother, Mary Bowe, and his siblings, Charlotte and Henry Bowe, as well as his great-grandmother, grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.

Like many teenage boys, Eli was enthusiastic about cars. He loved participating in automotive class at Helena High School, and the family believes passing along Eli's love for cars is a way to honor his memory for years to come. They request any gifts be directed to the GoFundMe page at the link below. All donations will go to the automotive class at Helena High School.


John 15:13

Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.

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Published by Helena Independent Record on Jun. 13, 2021.
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We do not know one another, but being a Montana mom too, I cannot imagine your deep pain in the loss of this precious young man ... My heart goes out to you in this very sad time -
Julie A. Brantley
June 13, 2021
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