|Birth: ||May 15, 1912|
|Death: ||Oct. 6, 1999|
Verne H. Bowman, 87, Converse, died at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday Oct. 6, 1999, at his residence.
He was born May 15, 1912, in Wabash County to Wilson Eli and Alice Hiatt Bowman. He is preceded in death by his first wife, Evelyn Weaver Pressler. His second wife, Hazel Givens Bowman, died June 5, 1959.
Mr. Bowman farmed for more than 50 years in Howard, Miami, and Wabash counties. He retired in 1987. He was custodian at Indiana University Kokomo and for the Gaslight Apartments in Converse. He also drove a "kid back" for Butler Township Schools and was a member of the Amboy United Methodist Church.
Survivors include two sons and two daughters-in-law, David and Caroline Bowman, Wabash, and James and Billie Bowman, Amboy; three daughters and two sons-in-law, Barbara McGinnis, Wabash, Carolyn and Phil Manning, Columbia City, and Linda and Kenny Prickett, Converse; a sister and brother-in-law, Naomi and Karl Hawley, Greensburg.
Two brothers, Ralph and Cecil, and a sister, Betty, are deceased.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Laird Funeral Home, Amboy. The Rev. John Haines will officiate.
Burial will be in Park Lawn Cemetery, Amboy.
Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Amboy or Converse Fire and Ambulance Organizations.
Hazel Lucille Givens Bowman (1922 - 1959)*
Park Lawn Cemetery
Created by: Rickey Bellamy
Record added: Apr 08, 2007
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