October 25, 1939 – September 7, 2017

HANSEN — Carol Bowles, 77, of Hansen, Idaho died Thursday morning, September 7, 2017 at the Intermountain Medical Center in Murray, Utah.

Carol was born on October 25, 1939 in Twin Falls, Idaho the daughter of Les and Ida Peterson. She grew up and attended schools in Hansen, Idaho.

On June 1, 1958 Carol married Dean Bowles at the Hansen Methodist Church.

In later years, Carol and Dean moved to May, Idaho where they had a ranch for 13 years. They spent a few years in Challis, then moved to the Magic Valley where they lived in a number of locations during the years. They finally settled in Hansen.

Carol was a member of the Rock Creek Community Church in Twin Falls. She enjoyed reading, traveling and playing on her kindle. She also loved working as a volunteer at the hospital. She did this for eighteen years.

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Carol is survived by her two daughters, Loretta Bowles of Hansen and Melanie Newbry of Twin Falls and one sister, Virginia Hill of Jerome. Also surviving Carol are her cherished grandchildren, Tricia Climer, Ashley Newbry and Michael Newbry. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dean and her parents, Les and Ida Peterson.

A celebration of Carol’s life will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at the Rock Creek Community Church, 262 5th Ave. East, Twin Falls with Pastor Mark Browne officiating. Burial will follow at Sunset Memorial Park. A viewing for family and friends will take place on Friday evening from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Reynolds Funeral Chapel, 2466 Addison Ave. East, Twin Falls.

The family suggest memorials be given in Carol’s name to Make a Wish Foundation or Rock Creek Community Church. Contributions may be given to funeral chapel staff at the services or mailed to Reynolds Funeral Chapel, P.O. Box 1142, Twin Falls, Idaho 83303.

Condolences may be left for the family by visiting www.reynoldschapel.com.

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