|Death: ||Feb. 1, 1954|
Atchison Daily Globe, Monday, Feb. 1, 1954
John Bowser of Lancaster Dies
John Bowser, 84 died this morning at his home in Lancaster where he had lived since he retired from farming 18 years ago, He was an Atchison County resident all his life.
Funeral Services will be held at the Sawin & Dyer chapel at 2 p.m. Wednesday, The Rev. Robert Wagner officiating. Burial will be in the Monrovia cemetery.
He was born near Arrington Oct.15, 1868, a son of N. B. and Elizabeth Kirland Bowser, who came to Atchison county in a covered wagon from Tennessee and Virginia. After coming to Kansas he helped layout the town of Winchester.
On March 3 1897, John Bowser married Miss Lula Stone at Holton. They celebrated their golden wedding anniversary in 1947.
Surviving are his wife and five children, Louis Bowser, Lancaster; Mrs. Earl Eads (Dorothy), 1426 Commercial: Mrs. Raymond White (Elsie), 107 North Sixteenth; Mrs. E.L. McCoulloght (Elizabeth), San Diego, and John Harold Bowser, St. Joseph; ten grandchildren and six great greandchildren
He was a member of the Odd Fellows Lodge at Lancaster and the Christian church at Cummings
Pallbearers at the funeral services tomorrow at 2 p.m. at the Sawin & Dyer chapel for John Bowser, 84 will be Albert Kuhn, Walter Lewman, Ernest Steuart, Wallace Wenger, Edward Massey and Edward Bidding. The Rev. Robert Wagner will officiate. Burial will be in the Monrovia cemetery.
Napoleon Bonaparte Bowser (1831 - 1909)
Elizabeth Betsy Kirkham Bowser (1831 - 1912)
Lula Stone Bowser (1879 - 1967)*
Louis Bowser (1898 - 1988)*
Created by: Stephen Nottingham
Record added: Jul 25, 2010
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