In loving memory of

Luann Jean Bowling
June 1, 1961 - October 5, 2019

Luann J. Bowling, 58, of Iowa City, Iowa, and formerly of Maquoketa, passed away on Saturday, October 5, 2019, at Mercy Hospital in Iowa City, Iowa.

A graveside service and burial celebrating Luann's life will be held at 2 P.M., Wednesday, October 9, 2019, at East Iron Hill Cemetery, rural Maquoketa, Iowa. A private family visitation will be held. The Carson Celebration of Life Center in Maquoketa is caring for the family.

Luann Jean Bowling was born on June 1, 1961 in Maquoketa, Iowa, to Richard Alan Sr. and Janet Jean (Dutton) Bowling. She was a graduate of Iowa City West High. She never married.

Following high school, she did some housekeeping. She then began a 28-year career with WALMART in Iowa City working as the Department Manager in the Ladies Department retiring in mid-July of this year due to health reasons.

Luann loved traveling. She especially enjoyed yearly trips to Branson and had taken several cruises with her favorites being to Alaska and Aruba.

Those left to honor her memory include her father, Richard Bowling Sr. of Iowa City, IA; a son Joseph (Cassie) Bowling of North Liberty, IA; and brothers, Richard Bowling Jr. of Iowa City, IA, Neal Bowling of Iowa City, IA, Darren Bowling of Iowa City, IA, Curtis Bowling of West Branch, IA, and Brent Bowling of Iowa City, IA. She was preceded in death by her maternal and paternal grandparents, and her mother Janet Bowling on February 24, 1993.

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Robin Svoboda wrote on Oct 9, 2019:

"I want to share my condolences I may have not known Luann that well but I do know that she loved her family. I hope that the family heels with the knowledge that she is no longer suffering and she is at home with God and her mother"

Ken Davison wrote on Oct 8, 2019:

"I remember Luann from elementary and Jr. High school. Very sweet, quiet girl who was friendly to everyone. So sorry to hear she passed. My condolences to her family."

Cindy (Maier) Smith wrote on Oct 8, 2019:

"My prayers go out to Luann's family and friends. Luann will be much missed by all whom she touched with her wit, laughter and smile. "

Dawn Fulmer wrote on Oct 8, 2019:

"I remember luann when i worked at Walmart At lunch she would sit with Linda and Sandi And i believe hanging with them was the best time :) They were always laughing loud if i can remember lol She will be missed"

Diane Smull wrote on Oct 7, 2019:

"I had the pleasure of being one of LuAnns assistant managers at the IA City Wal-Mart. She was a wonderful person and will be greatly missed by many "

Linda Maier wrote on Oct 7, 2019:

"LuAnn was a great friend and a very special lady! I will always cherish our lunch hours at Wal-mart we all referred to has our heart healthy lunch. We laughed so much always said was the best part of our day!! Our circle has broken but will someday be reconnected until then LuAnn I am sure will be watching over us and laughing with us when something strikes us as funny. Love ya and will miss ya. Rest In Peace."

Carol Greve wrote on Oct 7, 2019:

"Luann was a wonderful person and Friend and coworker I loved her witty personality!! Rest In Peace Luann"

Joan Dutton and Jack Dutton wrote on Oct 7, 2019:

"Our prayers and sympathy go out to LuAnn and her family at her passing. Did not realize she had been ill. Now her pain she had to deal with has ended and she is in God's house and now with her Mom and Grandparents "God blesses those who mourn, for they will be comforted." Matthew 5:4"