Molly Allene (Bradach) Stowell died Jan. 16. She was 49.

Mrs. Stowell was born Nov. 20, 1963, in Portland. She grew up in Northeast Portland's Laurelhurst Neighborhood and graduated from All Saints Grade School, then attended St. Mary's Academy for two years. After her family moved to Wood Village, she graduated from Columbia High School and attended Mount Hood Community College. She married Dwayne Stowell in 1988.

She worked throughout her life in the gifts, crafts and events industries, including many years at R.B. Howell Co. and as event coordinator for the Naito Companies' facilities.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Francis and Marilyn; nephew, Travis Bradach-Nall; and mother-in-law, Louise. She is survived by husband, Dwayne; children, Logan Stowell, Maddie Stowell and Henry Stowell; nine siblings and their spouses, John (Cathy), Lynn, Michael, Laurie Veach, Joel (Kathleen), James, Sam (Pat), Sally Van Tyne, Katie Williamson (David); father-in-law, Douglas; and numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.

A funeral was held at All Saints Church. Memorial donations can be made to the Providence Cancer Center, earmarked for early screening for colon cancer.