Mead Mortuary


Yvonne "Gidget" Marlyn Bower

October 27, 1934June 1, 2021

Yvonne Marlyn Bower, age 86, of Barstow, California passed away on Tuesday, June 1, 2021. Yvonne was born October 27, 1934 in Sinia, South Dakota to Henry and Lila Anderson. Yvonne was preceded in death by her loving husband James Bower. She was a long time resident and business owner in the city of Barstow for 35 years. She was a member of the Barstow Women's Club. She devoted her life to her family and her community. Yvonne loved to get Starbucks, go shopping, dine at Los Domingos and spend time with her family. Yvonne was loved by many and will be deeply missed by her 3 children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.

A visitation for Yvonne will be held Thursday, June 10, 2021 from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM at Mead Mortuary, 36930 Irwin Rd, Barstow, California 92311. A chapel service will occur Thursday, June 10, 2021 at 11:00 AM, 36930 Irwin Rd, Barstow, California 92311. A committal service will occur Thursday, June 10, 2021 at Mt View Memorial Park, 37067 Irwin Rd, Barstow, California 92311.

Reception will follow services at 27575 Cochise Ave., Barstow, Ca 92311.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Bower family.


  • Jeremy Bledsoe
  • Shane Groubert
  • Paul Thompson
  • Jim Bledsoe
  • Joshua Thoreson
  • Eduardo Olmos Munoz


  • Visitation

    Thursday, June 10, 2021

  • Chapel Service

    Thursday, June 10, 2021

  • Committal Service

    Thursday, June 10, 2021


Yvonne "Gidget" Marlyn Bower

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Anna Rodriguez

June 9, 2021

Dear Gidgets Family
My thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this sad time
I met Gidget thru Women's Club what a great lady
always smiling she will surely be missed

Anna M. Rodriguez

Peggy Keiper

June 6, 2021

Remember going to Laughlin and having so many laughs Dail and I always had good times
Going to dinner on Friday nights with our group
Such fun