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Anita Louise Bowers Short
Birth: Sep. 24, 1938
Richmond
Wayne County
Indiana, USA
Death: Dec. 15, 2009
Dayton
Montgomery County
Ohio, USA

Fallen Graver...Anita's contributor page

Anita Louise Bowers Short, 71, of Arcanum, died Tuesday, December 15, 2009 at Hospice Of Dayton. Beloved wife of Donald R. Short for 53 years was born in Richmond, Indiana on September 24, 1938, the daughter of the late Otho Dale and Zelma Ruth (Hoover) Bowers. She was an active self employed Antique Dealer and Genealogist. Anita authored many publications including "Gateway to the West", many genealogical record books, and articles for the Arcanum Historical Society. Mrs. Short was a member of D. A. R. serving as a Regent and Vice Regent.

She was preceded in death by her parents, daughter Danelle Ann Short, and a brother Richard Bowers.

Mrs. Short is survived by her husband Don R. Short; daughter Dana Sowry and husband Duane of Arcanum; Granddaughter Dwana Hughes of Columbus; Great Grandson Nick Hughes of Greenville; Sister D. June Ellison of Orlando, FL; and 2 nephews Brandon Ellison of Florida and Wildon Ellison family of Copley, Ohio.

Private Family Services will be held at the Kreitzer Funeral Home, Arcanum with Pastor Steve Short officiating. Burial will follow in Abbottsville Cemetery. 
 
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 Parents:
  Otho Dale Bowers (1893 - 1974)
  Zelma Ruth Hoover Bowers (1908 - 1997)
 
Burial:
Abbottsville Cemetery
Abbottsville
Darke County
Ohio, USA
 
Created by: Digger4Genealogy
Record added: Dec 17, 2009
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Anita Louise <i>Bowers</i> Short
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Anita Louise <i>Bowers</i> Short
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Anita Louise <i>Bowers</i> Short
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- Helper
 Added: Jun. 6, 2015
Oh Anita, If only I'd found you sooner. Guessing we were Family, but haven't figured it out yet. Why do we have to find our Families too late? Bless you for adding ggg grandparents Joel and Milley and so many. You are a Beautiful Angel.Huge Hugs. May we m...(Read more)
- Helper
 Added: May. 24, 2015

- Helper
 Added: Apr. 6, 2015
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