In loving memory of

Nicole L. Bowstead
March 13, 1973 - December 25, 2021

MUSCATINE, Iowa - Nicole L. Bowstead, 48, of Muscatine, passed away on Saturday, December 25, 2021, at UnityPoint Muscatine.

No services will be held at this time. The Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be made to the Jesus Mission Church. Online condolences may be made at

Nicole was born on March 13, 1973, in Dewitt, Iowa, the daughter of Warren S. Bowstead and Rosemary Blake Newland.

She was a member of the Jesus Mission Church. Nicole was friendly to everyone she met. She enjoyed horses, music, and old movies. She was a loving daughter and sister. Nicole loved her family.

Nicole is survived by her parents; her sister, Angela Marie Bowstead; and her brother Nathan Wilder Bowstead.

She is preceded in death by her paternal grandparents, Warren and Pauline Bowstead and her maternal grandparents, James and Florence Blake.


Bambi Beaird wrote on Jan 4, 2022:

"Nicole is one of the sweetest persons I've known. She is my cousin. I know her heart is pure and her devotion to her family inspirational. I believe she will be received into heaven no questions asked. God bless Nicole. You are and will always be remembered as one of the best and gentle people I've ever known in my life. God Bless You and Keep You. I pray. Amen"

sandra thomas wrote on Dec 30, 2021:

"Rosemary, Angie and Nathan, we are so sorry for your loss. Nikki was a wonderful girl. Dorothy Wetzel and girls"