Diane Lee Pierce Bowen


Diane Lee Pierce Bowen, 72, passed away Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at her home in Bear Lake surrounded by her husband and family. She was born on January 25, 1942 in Malad, Idaho to James D. and Marguerite Pierce. Diane married her high school sweetheart, George R. Bowen on July 29, 1958 and they later solemnized their marriage in the LDS Salt Lake City Temple. Family and friends were Diane’s passion and delight. Her and her husband enjoyed traveling and taking trips with their children and friends. Diane also loved to shop, even in her wheelchair. She enjoyed working for Electrical Wholesale for thirty years and made many good friends. Diane’s husband and children built her dream home in Bear Lake, where she loved to watch the deer graze, the Seasons change, and talk on the phone with all her grandchildren. During the winter months, Diane and her husband enjoyed their home in Palm Springs where they loved to golf, shop and eat out with friends. Diane fought a valiant fight with cancer for 8 years. She amazed us all, with the way she braved the pain and suffering with a positive attitude and a strong will to keep living with her family. Diane is survived by her loving husband; Son-James Reese(Sydney);Daughter-Kristine (Chad) Crowther; Son-John Walter (Tiffani) and Jamie (Kirk) Dean. Also, her 12 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren and 1 on the way. She also leaves behind numerous loving relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by her son, Thomas George, her parents, her sister Sandra Jones, nephew Derk and her great granddaughter Kolbi Mae Christensen. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, January 24, 2015 at 12 noon in the Malad LDS 6th Ward Chapel. 400 W. 200 N. Friends may visit with the family at the Horsley Funeral Home, 132 W. 300 N. in Malad on Friday evening from 6:00-7:00 p.m. and from 10:30-11:30 a.m. prior to the service. Burial will follow in the St. John Cemetery. Her family would like to thank all the wonderful professional caregivers that assisted in her care. She sincerely loved and appreciated every person that was involved with her treatment and medical needs.

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