Jeannine Dowler

Jeannine Dowler, 39, Independence, Mo passed away Dec. 31, 2015 at KU Medical Center. A visitation will be held from 6:30 -8:30 PM on Monday January 4, 2016 at East Alton Community of Christ Church, 23rd Street and R.D. Mize in Independence, Mo. A memorial service will be held Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2016 at 10:00 AM at the church. Jeannine was born with Cystic Fibrosis and was used as a ‘poster child’ for the disease. Jeannine graduated from Truman High School in Independence, and worked as a phlebotomist and a nursing assistant before becoming ill. She is survived by her parents Gary and Irene Dowler, a brother Benjamin, maternal grandmother Doris Taylor, niece Jadyn Eisenlohr and a large extended family that will miss her. In Jeannine’s honor, please make memorial contributions to The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.  “Fly Free Butterfly.”


  1. Irene Dowler on September 7, 2016 at 10:20 pm

    Jeannine I know that you, Grandpa and Grandma are all together in Heaven now. I am happy for Grandma but sad for me. I will always love you ladybug. Mom

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