Stephan Jay Bown, age 35, died on October 31, 1990in Centerville, Utah, as a result of a tragic accident while riding his bicycle.
He was born in Mt. Pleasant, Utah on April 30, 1955, the third oldest child of Olive Christy Larsen and Preston Elwood Bown. Stephan married his beloved wife, Deborah Louise Lovelis, in the Salt Lake Temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on November 18, 1977, for time and all eternity. Steve was an active member of his church having served a mission to the Argentina, Cordoba Mission. He also faithfully served in many organizations of his church but was most proud of his work with the youth. He is well remembered and loved by those young men with whom he worked. He attended Viewmont High School and graduated in 1973. He supported his family as the Production Manager of the Woods Cross Springworks. He served his community as a soccer and baseball coach. Steve was an accomplished bicyclist, hunter, camper and devoted family man.Steve is survived by his wife, Debbie; his four children, Melita, Jay Stephan, Jeremiah Robert and Jenica, all of Farmington; his parents, Olive L. Bown of Phoenix, Arizona, and Preston E. Bown of Bountiful; his sisters and brothers and their spouses, Elwood Lynn Bown, Bountiful; William "L" (Valeree) Bown, West Bountiful, Julie Rezendes, Phoenix, Arizona; Ronald James (Janet) Bown, Woods Cross, Jeffery Clarke Bown, Salt Lake City and Jennifer (Timothy) VanScoter of Glendale, Arizona. He was preceded in death by his brother Michael Preston, Bown. Steve will be remembered by his family and friends for his generosity and willingness to help others.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, November 3, 1990 at 11 a.m. in the Oakridge Stake Center 1988 South 350 East, Kaysville. Friends may call from 7-9 p.m. on Friday evening at Russon Brothers Bountiful Mortuary Chapel 295 North main and from 9:45 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. on Saturday at the Stake Center. Interment will be in the Bountiful City Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Stephan Bown Family Fund, Farmington Branch, Zion's First National Bank.
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