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“RIP Chief. ”
1 of 26 | Posted by: Rhonda Jesper - Friend

“I knew Loren from when we were just kids until the time when we were adults. He always drove great cars and was very friendly. I have numerous...Read More »
2 of 26 | Posted by: Suzanne Larsen - AR

“I just heard today of uncle loren passing and want to send my deepest sympathy. I know I haven't seen him in years . And wasn't in touch with the...Read More »
3 of 26 | Posted by: Michelle brooks - Des Moines, IA

“Loren gave. He gave to his community in service of law enforcement. He gave in cheer to his friends and acquaintances, in example to young persons,...Read More »
4 of 26 | Posted by: Ron Huber - Ankeny, IA

“Just found out about Loren's passing yesterday. I was really shocked ! I really enjoyed our chats, he had a way of making one laugh and he was a...Read More »
5 of 26 | Posted by: Mike Rote - Ankeny, IA

“Loren and I were pals for more than 40 years. I called him Patrolman Bowers and he liked that. He was an interesting man with many and varied...Read More »
6 of 26 | Posted by: Michael McMurry - Ankeny, IA

“We have missed you for some time now, Loren! I hope you are kicking up your heels and having a great time! You could always get people to laugh and...Read More »
7 of 26 | Posted by: Dawn Slauson - Ankeny, IA

“I have Known and respected Loren since I was 10 yrs. old. I live in Ankeny for 48 years and can tell many stories growing up with Loren as a police...Read More »
8 of 26 | Posted by: Mark Cowart - Ankeny, IA

“I met Loren through Pat and Roberta Gallagher, my aunt and uncle. My sincere condolences go out to the entire family. I think things just got a...Read More »
9 of 26 | Posted by: Jeffery Austin Peitzman - TX

“My deepest sympathy for Jamie, Lisa Gary and Carolyn.I have known Loren since I was 16 and we dated for a short time spending Friday nights at the...Read More »
10 of 26 | Posted by: Sue (Justice) Foster - Ankeny, IA

“Sorry for your loss. Dave Ewing ”
11 of 26 | Posted by: Dave Ewing - Altoona, IA

“Loren and I grew up together in Carney. I have too many memories to count of our days as kids playing together and being ornery (in good ways). I...Read More »
12 of 26 | Posted by: Mike Flitcraft - Ankeny, IA

“I have known Loren for many years. And his beloved dogs.I am sadden to hear of his passing.May I send my sympathy to his daughters and the woman who...Read More »
13 of 26 | Posted by: Dee Bowers - Faribault, MN

“A '68 icon.Requisecat Pace. ”
14 of 26 | Posted by: A friend

“Jamie, I am so sorry of the loss of your dad. I have many great memories with him and am proud that I had the honor of knowing him. My thought and...Read More »
15 of 26 | Posted by: Shawna Giron Buster - Ankeny, IA

“I am missing you so much already. I will hold our love in my heart forever. Rest in Peace ”
16 of 26 | Posted by: Carolyn Sears - Ankeny, IA

“loren will be missed by all of the peoples paths he crossed, will miss seeing you at the car shows, and out and about. RIP my friend. ”
17 of 26 | Posted by: bill milne - granger, IA

“loren you will be missed by all the peoples paths you crossed, I will miss seeing you at the car shows and out and about. RIP my friend ”
18 of 26 | Posted by: bill milne - granger, IA

“Loren always had a smile and a story. He was generous with his time and belongings. He will be missed, taken too early.RIP, Cousin. ”
19 of 26 | Posted by: Janice Edmondson - Altoona, IA

“I had a lot of of good times at the flipper giving u a hard time! You will need missed! ”
20 of 26 | Posted by: Ann Griffith - Ankeny, IA

“Loren, You will be missed, you were always a very good friend. Rest In Peace .Charlie ”
21 of 26 | Posted by: Charlie Engstrom

“I will never forget all the good times we had running around together with rest of our friends Loren. Just seeing how much mischief we can get into....Read More »
22 of 26 | Posted by: Jim Brauer - Ankeny, IA

“Thank you for allowing us to be part of your family, you will forever be part of ours and will always live in our hearts. Love you Ole G. RIP. ”
23 of 26 | Posted by: Liz Carranza - Ankeny, IA

“I bid you peace my friend....❤ ”
24 of 26 | Posted by: Peggie Frick Lundstrom - Ankeny, IA

“My sincere sympathy to Loren's family. He was among the few that started kindergarten at Parkview and graduated at Ankeny High School in 1968.What a...Read More »
25 of 26 | Posted by: Barbara SPRINGER-STALEY - IA

“Loren and I were friends since kindergarten, as are so many of our classmates. We have a lifetime of memories. We are all so saddened by the news of...Read More »
26 of 26 | Posted by: A friend


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Loren Ray Bowers, 66, of Ankeny passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family and friends on August 31, 2016.
He was born December 15, 1949 in Des Moines, Iowa. He grew up in Carney and graduated from Ankeny High School in 1969. He joined the City of Ankeny as a police officer in 1970 and served his community until he retired in 1995. After his retirement he joined Graham Construction as a building manager until 2006.
Loren enjoyed watching NASCAR, corvettes, car shows, gun shows and attending the Iowa State Fair. He loved spending time with his children and grandchildren, and his beloved dogs. He touched the lives of those who knew him, by always being ready and willing to lend a hand or help anyone, and he always did it with a smile.
Loren is survived by his daughters Jamie Danielson (Matt) and Lisa "Cookie" Bowers: 2 grandchildren, Owen and Hudson Danielson: his companion Carolyn Sears: siblings Gary Bowers, Jim Webb, and Linda Erb and many other loving family members.
Funeral Services will be held 10:30 a.m., Saturday, September 3, 2016 at Memorial Services of Iowa funeral home (4208 N Ankeny Blvd) a visitation will be held 5 to 7:00 p.m. Friday, September 2, also at the funeral home.