Anthony Mowry

Anthony Mowry, 26, of Laurens, died Friday, Nov. 10, 2017 in Havelock. 

Funeral services were held Wednesday, Nov. 22, at the Marathon Community Center. Sliefert Funeral Home in Albert City was in charge of the arrangements.

Anthony Michael Mowry, the son of John Herman and Arlinda Mowry was born in Fort Dodge on Oct. 9, 1991. He lived his youth in the Laurens community and received his education in Laurens and Pocahontas.

“Bones” was employed at the Family Table Restaurant in Pocahontas for two and one-half years and for the past year he had worked at Jack Links in Laurens. Several of his favorite pastimes were fishing, playing video games and spending time with his family and his girlfriend, Lizette, and her children. “Bones” was a very caring and “big-hearted” man who would do anything for anybody and had a special love for children. His big smile would light up a room when he walked in. He will also be remembered as an avid Green Bay Packers fan.

“Bones” life is lovingly remembered by his family which include his mother, Arlinda Mowry of Laurens and his father, John Herman of Pocahontas; girlfriend, Lizette Gonzalez and her children: Luna, J. J. and Elena; grandmother, Debra Kirsch of Laurens; brothers, David (Madison Nielson) Mowry of Pocahontas and Harry Wood of Laurens; sister, Haley Mowry and her fiancée, Joe Dahl of Pocahontas; nephew, Finnely Paul Mowry; aunt, Belinda Mowry of Laurens; cousins: Tyler and Benny Unger and their children Emma and Aiden Unger; Christina Mowry and her children: Liam and Payton Lawman and Austin Mowry; great-uncles: Bill Vierow of Laurens; Leigh Vierow of Des Moines; Jay Mowry of Marathon; great-aunts: Annette (Don) Anspach of Fonda; Linda (Frank) Burdrof of Sioux City; other extended family and many friends.

He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Paul Kirsch.