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Venita "Darlene" Stowers
385 E. 21st. Street
Dubuque, IA
February 8, 1934 - April 11, 2007
Age: 73 years
Born: Clinton, IA
Residence: 385 E. 21st. Street
Dubuque
Spouse: Elzie Ray "Sarge" Stowers
Married: Clinton, Iowa
Father: Anthony Miller
Mother: Della Marie Johnson

Survived By
Michael Stowers, Son, Dubuque, IA
Jody (Robert) Buschbom, Daughter, Waterloo, IA
Mark (Betty) Stowers, Son, East Dubuque, IL
Marvin (Marybeth) Stowers, Son, Dubuque, IA
Joan Stowers, Daughter, Marin, CA
Jerry Stowers, Son, Dubuque, IA
Jill Stowers, Daughter, Dubuque, IA
Scott (Stacey) Stowers, Son, Dubuque, IA
Terry (Brenda) Stowers, Son, Dubuque, IA
Richard (Maryanne) Miller, Brother, Rock Island, IA
Spec. 4 Randy Perry, "Son", Dubuque, IA
25 Grandchildren
35 Great-Grandchildren

Preceded In Death By
Anthony Miller, Father, deceased
Della Marie Hess, Mother, deceased
Elzie Ray "Sarge" Stowers, Husband, Dubuque, IA, deceased
Christine Marie Stowers, Daughter, deceased
James Miller, Brother, deceased
Dorothy Miller, Step-mother, deceased
Roland "Sarge" Hess, Step-father, deceased

Darlene attended school in Clinton, Iowa. She married Elzie Ray "Sarge" Stowers on January 13, 1950 in Clinton,
Iowa. She followed her husband through his 20 year military career living all around the world. She was an active
member of the PTA and a Cub Scout Den Leader. She was also a Tupperware dealer. Darlene raised her children on
her own after her husband died on September 13, 1980.

Friends may call from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Sunday at Behr's Funeral Home.

Funeral Service
Third Presbyterian Church
Dubuque, IA

Funeral services will be on Monday at 3rd Presbyterian Church at 11:00 a.m.

A Venita "Darlene" Stowers Memorial Fund has been established.

The family would like to thank Dr. Christine Sinsky, Dr. Mark Jaynes and the staff from Hospice for their care and
concern for Darlene.

Interment: Linwood Cemetery
Dubuque, Iowa