Michael "Mike" David Bowen, 75, passed away on Saturday, January 28, 2017 in Tacoma, Washington. He was born June 19th, 1941 to Martin & Laverne (Larson) Bowen in Everett, Washington. On June 30, 1977 he married Lois Knapp (Ward) in Gig Harbor, Washington. Mike enjoyed volunteering with the Boy Scouts & the Order of the Arrow, woodworking, photography & traveling.
Survivors include his sister Gayle (David) Watts; his 3 children, Martin Bowen, Mary Lemke & Matthew Knapp; 5 grandchildren Lane, Caitlyn, Evelyn, Joshua & Joseph; 1 great-grandchild as well as many other relatives & friends. He was preceded in death by his wife Lois.
A Burial will be held on Friday, February 10th at 11AM at Tahoma National Cemetery in Kent, Washington. A Memorial will be held on Sunday, February 19th at Peace Lutheran Church in Tacoma, Washington. Donations in lieu of flowers can be made to the Boy Scouts of America & the National Parkinson Foundation (200 SE 1st Street, Suite 800, Miami, FL 33131).