Helen (Dowd) Mitten, 1939-2020

Helen (Dowd) Mitten

Helen (Dowd) Mitten, 80, passed away Wed., Feb. 26, 2020 at the Canyonlands Care Center.

Helen was born on Nov. 8, 1939 at the Standardville Hospital in Latuda, Utah. She grew up in Moab attending Grand County High School, eventually living in various other locations such as Colorado, Michigan, and Turkey before moving back to Moab in 2003.

From February 2003 until September 2019 she managed Dowd Flats RV Park.

She loved her family and enjoyed spending time with them as often as she could. She never met a stranger; she liked to be social with everyone she met.

She is survived by her children Art Hunsaker, Shari Beck, David Hunsaker, and stepdaughter Renee Mitten; 12 grandchildren, numerous great-grandchildren and 6 great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents Joe Dowd and Lena Stocks; brothers Jay and Ted Dowd, sister Jenny Pilling, son Dallas Hunsaker, and step-son Rodney Mitten.

A graveside celebration of her life will be held Friday, March 6, 2020 at 2 p.m. at the Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery.

You may send condolences to the family at www.SpanishValleyMortuary.com.