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Juanita Grace Mowen

March 7, 1928 January 28, 2014
Juanita Grace Mowen
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Obituary for Juanita Grace Mowen

Juanita Grace Mowen, 85, passed away Tuesday, January 28th, 2014 at McLaren Regional Hospital in Lapeer, MI. She was born in Lapeer to the late George Lewis and Cora Mae (Sischo) Boyd on March 7, 1928. Her mother died on April 1, 1928 and Juanita was raised by her maternal grandparents, John Henry and Mary Ann (Hill) Ealy in Pontiac, where she attended grade school through 2nd grade. Her grandfather, John Ealy, died in 1935.

The family moved to Lapeer where Juanita attended school at the Third Ward and Junior High at the White School until the 10th grade when she had to stay home to care for her grandmother.

Juanita was married to Ralph Sylvester Mowen on October 15, 1946 in Lapeer and he preceded her in death on December 8, 1970. To this union three children were born; Janice L. (Stuart) Bellanger of Lapeer, Daryl L. Mowen of Harrison and Timothy B. (Karen) Mowen of Kentucky. Four grandchildren; Ralph (Deanna) Bellanger, Stephanie Smith, Theresa (Andrew) Smith, Daryl J. Mowen (Nicole Taliercio). Eleven great grandchildren; Keegan Ballanger, Bruce Smith, Nicole Smith, Cassandra Rose Fansler, James Lee Mowen, Niklus Dean Smith, Anthony Andrew Smith, Kelsey Marie Mowen, Kailin Anne Mowen, Daryl Daniel Mowen and Samuel Joseph Mowen. One great-great granddaughter; Alyvia Ann Fansler.

Juanita loved to crochet, play Bingo, and go to the casinos. She enjoyed bowling, camping, and snowmobiling with her family.

Funeral Service will be held Saturday, February 1, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. from Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors Capstick Chapel. Friends may visit on Saturday at 11:00 a.m. until the time of service.


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