Jacqueline Marie (Bowen) Neumann, 61, passed away on Jan. 14, 2009, after a long illness. She left us peacefully at Thunderbird Hospital in Glendale, Ariz., with her family at her side.
Jackie was born to Russell and Helen Bowen on Jan. 4, 1948, in River Falls.
She loved arts and crafts and owned her own ceramics studio, but the highlights of her life were her grandchildren and her exotic birds, Louie, Sammi and Jazzy.
She is survived by her husband, Jerry; daughter, Amanda (James) Jackson; mother, Frances Helen Bowen; and brother, Steve (Robyn) Bowen. Also surviving Jackie are her grandchildren: Christopher and Casey Neumann, Sierra, Tyler and Gabriel Jackson; niece, Angela Bowen; and nephew, Brandon Bowen.
Jackie was preceded in death by her father, Russell Bowen; and daughters: Kristi and Lisa Neumann.
Her interment will be at Greenwood Cemetery in River Falls at a later time.
Jackie will be missed by all who knew her.