|Birth: ||Dec. 7, 1910|
|Death: ||Oct. 30, 1999|
Ruby F Bowers, 88 -- Ruby F Bowers, 88, of Rockford died at 11:15 pm Saturday, Oct 30, 1999, in Fairhaven Christian Retirement Center. Born Dec 7, 1910, in Freeport, daughter of Nelson and Ida Bardell Geiger. Married Lloyd Bowers; he predeceased her. Employed by Burgess Battery Co and W T Rawleigh Co in Freeport and Barber-Coleman Co, Rockford, before retiring. She had been a resident at Fairhaven since 1990. Survivors include sister, Nellie Bowers, special niece, Maxine Christen; nephew, James (Marjorie) Bowers; great-niece, Pat (Mike) Christen, all of Freeport; five great-nephews, Michael (Susan) Bowers of Rockford, Jeffrey (Bonnie) Bowers of Iowa, Jack (Kathy) Christen of Florida, Ben (Ann) Dorsey of Freeport and John (Shirley) Bowers of Dakota; numerous great-great-nieces, nephews and friends; sister-in-law, Edith Dorsey of Freeport; and special friend, Harvey Nielson of Rockford. Also predeceased by parents; sister, Flossie Wells; brother, James Geiger; nephew, Jackie Bowers, and niece, Rosie Durfey.
Services at 2 pm, Thursday, Nov 4, in Forest Hills Evangelical Free Church, 3202 Pleasant Valley Blvd, with the Rev Peter Schmidlkofer officiating. Burial in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Visitation from 1 pm to service time Thursday at the church. Arrangements by Sunset Funeral Home, 8800 N Alpine Road.
Tuesday, November 2, 1999, Rockford Register Star, pg 8
Nelson Ellsworth Geiger (1867 - 1951)
Ida Bardell Geiger (1876 - 1952)
Lloyd F Bowers (1910 - 1958)
James C Geiger (1897 - 1977)*
Ruby F Geiger Bowers (1910 - 1999)
Sunset Memorial Gardens
Created by: Carole
Record added: Nov 06, 2012
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