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Jeannette E (Wohlgemuth) Cowles

September 15, 1947 ~ June 22, 2018 (age 70)
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Jeannette (Jenny) Cowles, 70, longtime Deming resident passed away peacefully of cancer Friday June 22, 2018 at her home surrounded by her family.

A memorial service is planned for Saturday July 14, 2018 at 10 o'clock in the morning at CitiLife Church. Pastor Cesar Chavez will officiate.  Cremation has been entrusted to Baca’s Mimbres Crematory. 

Jenny, as she was affectionately known was born September 15, 1947 to Mary and Richard Wohlgemuth in Euclid, Ohio.  She moved to Deming in 1977 coming from Bedford Heights, Ohio and was employed with Kmart Stores as a Store Manager for 33 years before retiring.  She began the “Shop with the Cop” program in Deming over 25 years ago  and enjoyed the outdoors and camping.  

She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Len Cowles of the home; 2 sons, Lenny Cowles and his wife Nanci of Phoenix, AZ, Curt Cowles and his wife Shannon of Scottsdale, AZ; 2 brothers, Richard of Ohio, David of California; 3 sisters, Carol of Ohio, Diane of New Jersey and Marlene of Deming; 10 grandchildren, Ryan, Hailee, Kennedi, Orlando, Aaron, Arianna, Breanna, Eric, Josh and Adam. 

Jenny was preceded in death by her parents, Richard and Mary Wohlgemuth; brother, Ken; son, Richard Cowles and daughter-in-law, Tina Salaiz-Cowles.

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