Jean Dowd Obituary

Jean  Dowd
Jean Dowd

July 12, 2012
Resided in Anchorage, Alaska


Jean Dowd, 90 years of age, died peacefully in her sleep on July 12, 2012 in Anchorage, Alaska. She was born November 29, 1921 in Silverton, OR. She started her working life as a bank teller where she met Perry, her husband of 57 years, together they had 6 children. She became a Christian at an early age and loved serving the Lord.

She is survived by all six children, Mardi Olsen of Kenmore, WA., Bill Dowd of Vancouver, WA., Jim Dowd of Pikeville, TN., Beth Johnson of Wasilla, AK., Mike Dowd and Jeff Dowd of Anchorage, AK. She is also survived by 21 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great grandchildren.

Sometime after the family moved to Anchorage in 1965, they purchased the Alaska Bible Store and Jean managed it for many years. She loved doing a variety of crafts.

A memorial service will be Saturday, July 14th, 1:00 p.m. at Anchorage Baptist Temple 6401 E. Northern Lights Blvd. For further information, you may contact Jeff Dowd at 907-258-2187.

Arrangements by Cremation Society of Alaska-Anchorage. An online guest may be signed at

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