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Leah Loraine Zimmerlin Bowlsby
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Birth: Nov. 17, 1929
Duncombe
Webster County
Iowa, USA
Death: Dec. 23, 2007
Arizona, USA

DUNCOMBE Leah Loraine Bowlsby, loving wife and mother, passed away peacefully Sunday, December 23, 2007 after a year long battle with health problems.

Memorial services will be private for family members and close friends at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, January 5th. Services will be provided by Camino del Sol Funeral Chapel & Cremation Center, 13738 W. Camino del Sol, Sun City West, AZ 85375.

She was born November 17, 1929 on a farm near Duncombe, Iowa to Harriet Mosby Zimmerlin and George V. Zimmerlin. Leah graduated from Duncombe Community High School and Iowa Methodist Hospital School of Nursing in Des Moines, Iowa in 1949 as a registered nurse. She was married to Robert M. Bowlsby in 1952 residing in Ft. Dodge, IA, Webster City, IA, Des Moines, IA, Kansas City, MO, Honolulu, HI, Memphis, TN before settling down in Phoenix in 1961. She worked as a surgical, orthopedics, and pediatrics nurse, and later as office manager for Robert M. Bowlsby Associates, Landscape Architect/Planner.

She was a long time member of the Assistance League of Phoenix, First United Methodist Church of Duncombe, IA, and the Ron's Club of Phoenix, AZ.

Survivors include her husband Robert M. Bowlsby, daughter Robin L. Bowlsby of Phoenix, her brother William V. Zimmerlin of Prescott Valley, AZ., her niece Justy Moore of Denton, TX, and many more nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, her brothers Robert and Dean Zimmerlin, and her sister Betty Moore.

Memorial donations are suggested to the Assistance League of Phoenix, 9224 N. 5th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85020. 
 
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 Parents:
  George Vernelle Zimmerlin (1903 - 1978)
  Harriet B Mosby Zimmerlin (1905 - 2002)
 
 Sibling:
  Leah Loraine Zimmerlin Bowlsby (1929 - 2007)
  Dean C Zimmerlin (1934 - 2001)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Camino del Sol Mortuary Columbarium
Sun City West
Maricopa County
Arizona, USA
 
Created by: Burt
Record added: Jan 02, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 23708710
Leah Loraine <i>Zimmerlin</i> Bowlsby
Added by: Burt
 
Leah Loraine <i>Zimmerlin</i> Bowlsby
Added by: Debbie Walus
 
 
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May you always rest in the Heavenly peace you so deserve, miss. God Bless, and a Very Happy New Year to you and yours. Bright Blessings ~
- Carpe Noctem
 Added: Jan. 2, 2008
 
 
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