Lloyd Francis Bowen,
73, of Middleton, died Saturday, Dec. 22, 1990, at a Boise
hospital of natural causes. Funeral services will be
held at 1 p.m., Friday, Dec. 28, at the Middleton 3rd Ward,
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Bishop Fred
Lewis will officiate. Interment will follow at the
Middleton Cemetery. His family will greet their friends
at the Dakan Funeral Chapel, Caldwell, from 7 to 9 p.m. today.
Friends may also call at the Relief Society room of the church
from 12 to 12:45 p.m. prior to services on Friday.
Lloyd was born at Beaver Dam, Utah, Oct. 7, 1917, to
William Fife and Sarah Loveland Bowen. He attended
school at Beaver Dam, Collinston and Tremonton in Box Elder
County, Utah. He worked for Utah Power and Light Co.,
Royal Dairy and at Edgewood Hall Dairy as herdsman of
registered cattle. He and his family moved to Middleton
in January, 1954. There he was an artificial
insemination technician for Cache Valley/Select Sires for 36
years. He had strong feelings for his community and
enjoyed serving on the Canyon County Planning and Zoning
Commission. Lloyd served for 12 years on the Middleton
City Council and was on the Middleton Planning and Zoning
Board as well.
Lloyd was a high priest in the LDS Church. He was
a lifelong member and served in various capacities. He
was a dedicated servant of the Lord, Jesus Christ.
Lloyd was married Nov. 20, 1939, at Ogden, Utah, to
Venice Naomi Long. The marriage was later solemnized in
the Logan LDS Temple.
He is survived by his wife, Venice of Middleton; a son
and daughter-in-law, DeLloyd "Dee" and Judy Bowen; three
daughters and sons-in-law, Janet and Paul Okamura, Margaret
and Jeff Post and Debbie and Steve McCoy, all of Middleton.
He also helped raise Sherry Long Bailey of Sunset, Utah, and
Fawn Long and Dorothy Thomas Garrison of Jerome. Lloyd
was proud of his family including 22 grandchildren and 18
He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters
and two brothers.
His life was his wife and family, his work and church.
He was a dedicated, honest loving person who cared. To
know him was to truly love his kindly influence. His
heart just gave out and his physical strength was gone.
He was ready to meet his maker.