Michael Lee Dowdle, of San Jose, California, entered into eternity on November 15, 2021. Michael was born on February 1, 1975, in Provo, Utah, to parents Glen Lee & Melinda Louie O'hara Dowdle with siblings Meagan, Kristina, and Katherine.
Michael attended Safford High School, and after graduation he attended Brigham Young University where he majored in Political Science. He spent his last semester in Washington DC where he was a congressional aid. After completing this assignment early and graduating, Michael returned home and cared for his mother who died of cancer shortly there after.
He began working in California as a Real Estate Administrator and in 2005, he married Lori Stivers and became the father to his 3 step-children Danielle, Greg, and Tiffany. Later Lori and Michael divorced but remained good friends and supported each other until Michaels death.
Since Michael had a degree in political science he enjoyed talking about politics with friends and family. He also enjoyed sports and going to games with his father. He was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served a mission in the California, Sacrament Mission.
He is survived by his parents Glen & Teri Dowdle, his siblings Meagan (Anthony), Kristina (Kim), and Katherine, step-children Danielle, Greg, and Tiffany, his nephew Jaxon Harlan and niece Piper Alford, four step-grandchildren, and various aunts and uncles, and numerous cousins.
Michael was preceded in death by his mother Melinda Dowdle, his uncle Don Dowdle, his aunt & uncle Karen & Bill Fishbaugh, and his grandparents.
Services for Michael will be held on Wednesday, December 1, 2021, beginning with a Viewing at 9:00 a.m. followed by the Funeral Service at 11:00 a.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Safford Stake Center with Bishop Floyd Nuttall officiating.
Interment to follow in the Thatcher Cemetery.