|Birth: ||Dec. 29, 1939|
|Death: ||Apr. 10, 2007|
Joyce Beverly Bowser, 67, of Adams, WI passed away at St. Josephs Hospital in Marshfield, WI after a long battle with congestive heart failure and diabetes.
She was born in Allegan County, MI to Lawrence and Lila (Siver) Harris. She married Robert Oliver Bowser July 5, 1958 in Albuquerque, NM, where Joy and her family had moved. Bob was in the Army, stationed at Sandia Base. After Bobs discharge, they moved back to Bob's hometown of Adams, where they lived in Easton Township.
Joy enjoyed writing and was a member of the Sand Quill Writers for several years. She wrote under the pen name of Joy Bee Harris and wrote several articles for the Dells Events in the 1970's and 80's. Joy was a member of the Easton Homemakers for a number of years. More recently, Joy was an editor of the Family Grapevine, a family newsletter, bringing together the Harris and Siver sides of her family.
She was preceded in death by her parents; both her mother- and father-in-law; a sister-in-law, Barbara Bowser; brother-in-law, Eugene Forsythe, Gail Harmsworth, Harold Williams; and a grandson, Robert Frank Johnson.
Joy is survived by her husband Bob; children, Joyce (Kerry) Spurgeon, Robert Jr. (Holly), Debra Johnson, Terese (Dale) Brimmer, "adopted children", Chad and Katie Van Schoyck; sisters, Malene Forsythe of OK, Barbara (Bob) Dodson of NM, Patricia Harmsworth of NV, Audrey (Dick) Roberts, AK, Pamela (Bill) Bowser, Brenda (Joe) Bellman, IN; brothers, Richard (Caroline) Harris of WA, Gregory (Sherry) Harris of OK; sisters-in-law, Betty Williams, Bonnie Bowser; grandchildren, Tamera (Andrew) Senchal, Brandon Johnson, James (Mary Kay) Johnson, Kaitlin Johnson, Evan Johnson Jr., Trisha Johnson, Nicole Spurgeon, Steve Spurgeon, Robert Bowser III, Corinna Bowser, Dion Bowser; step-grandchildren, Tyler Bowser, Shawn Morgan, Dawn Kruze, Matt Bowser, Cherie Sturkie, Gordon Banta; 12 step-great-grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and very many friends.
Created by: Kathy
Record added: Mar 31, 2013
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