Obituary of Geraldine Bowden
Geraldine Young Bowden, of Mesa, Arizona passed away peacefully on May 1, 2022. Geraldine, often called Jerri, was born on February 12, 1934 in Tucson, Arizona. She is the oldest of five children born to Ike and Florin Young. Jerri grew up happily in Tucson and moved to El Paso in her late teens, graduating high school there. After some college and work, she met and then married Bob Bowden on August 17, 1957 in the Mesa Arizona Temple. Bob and Jerri raised their four children - Rob who was born in 1958, Jim (1960), Amy (1963), and Brent (1971) - in Mesa. Jerri was always a faithful member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, serving tirelessly throughout her life in any position she was called into. Her faithful service and testimony of Christ were hallmarks of her life. In addition to her callings she enjoyed serving in the temple and served a local mission at the Bishop's Storehouse. Jerri is survived by her children, Rob Bowden (Joanne), Jim Bowden (Debra), Amy Ellsworth (Cory), and Brent Bowden (Susette), siblings Judy Sanigan, Jim Young (Joan), Jeanne Lambson (Steve), and Julie Davies. She was the proud grandmother of 21 and great-grandmother of 19. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Kent Bowden, Sr., as well as three grandsons. Previous Events Viewing MAY 13. 9:00 AM (MT) The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 1911 N. 24th Street Mesa, AZ 85213 Loading map Funeral Service MAY 13. 10:00 AM (MT) The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 1911 N. 24th Street Mesa, AZ 85213 Loading map
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