Mickie died Peacefully on May 12, 2019, after three year struggle with Parkinson’s Disease. Mickie was born in Chicago in February 1940 to Joseph and Berenice Mahoney, and moved with the family to the Seattle area in 1957. She and Bob Stowell were married in 1961 and were blessed with four sons. In 1969, Mickie and Bob moved to Bainbridge Island, where they have resided ever since. In 1974 Mickie returned to the University of Washington, receiving her degree in Sociology and Her Masters in Social Work. After graduation, she became a psychiatric social worker and later a social work supervisor at Harborview Medical Center. While at Harborview Mickie also taught at the UW School of Social Work. She retired in 1998 “to enjoy her grandchildren.”
Mickie is survived by her loving husband, Bob; sons, Bradley (Joanne), Brian and Brendan (Jennifer); and grandchildren Miranda, Oliver, Rachel, Abigail, Joseph and John. She was predeceased by son William, sister Sheila and Brother Daniel. Mickie was a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother and was much loved. She will be missed by all who knew her.
Grateful appreciation to Madrona House where Mickie was lovingly cared for during her last months. The Family gathered for a burial service on May 25th.