Welcome to the memorial page for

Jeffrey Lee Bowen

October 23, 1961 ~ September 13, 2017 (age 55)

Jeffrey Lee Bowen, age 55 of Centerville, Iowa, passed away Wednesday, September 13, 2017.

 Jeff was born on October 23, 1961 in Centerville, Iowa, the son of Jack and Sandi Sue (Minard) Bowen.  Jeff graduated Centerville High School with the class of 1980.  He was united in marriage to Melinda Thomas on October 25, 2010 at Sharon Bluffs State Park, Centerville, Iowa.

 He was well known for his flooring skills, and always liked to do a great job.  He was also passionate about collecting things.  Jeff was always working on a project, and spent most of his free time fixing things up.  His favorite project was his truck. 

 Jeff is survived by his mother and stepfather, Sandi (Junior) Robbins; his wife, Melinda Thomas; five children, Justin Bowen, Jennifer (Curtis) Vincent, Amanda Bowen, Samantha (Isaac Wahl) Bowen, and Tabitha (Clayton) Robinson; a sister, Penny Adams, a step brother, Reggie Robbins; four step children; and twenty grandchildren.  He will be missed by many.

 He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Doris, Ilin, and Jennie; and his father, Jack Bowen.

 A visitation will take place from 2-5PM, Sunday, October 1, 2017 at Lange Funeral Home and Crematory in Centerville with a prayer conducted by Pastor Junior Robbins.  Memorials have been established to the family of Jeffrey Lee Bowen, and may be mailed to Lange Funeral Home, 1900 South 18th Street, Centerville, Iowa 52544.  Condolences may be shared online at 

 Service Information

October 1, 2017

2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Lange Funeral Home & Crematory
1900 South 18th St
Centerville, IA 52544

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