|Birth: ||Feb. 13, 1951|
|Death: ||Jun. 17, 1956|
Local, 5, Killed in Mishap
Leo Legrand Bowen, 5, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leo Bowen, 707 South 12th street, was killed instantly Sunday afternoon at 4:35 when he was struck while riding a bicycle by a ton and a half truck driven by Edward Frank Schubert, Estherville.
Schubert was driving the truck south on South 12th, and the police accident reports that the fatal accident occurred as the Bowen child entered the intersection of 12th street and Eighth avenue south from the west on a bicycle.
Cause of death is believed to have been a broken neck.
Schubert has been charged by city police for driving a truck with faulty brakes.
The Bowen child was born Feb. 13, 1951. Survivors include, besides his parents, one brother, Clarence Leroy, 7; a sister, Marilyn Marie, 10, and his grandmother, Mrs. Mamie Bowen.
Funeral arrangements include services at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Union Baptist church, the Rev. Eugene Olson officiating.
Friends may call at the Sternborg Funeral Home from 7:30 tonight until time of the funeral. (Estherville Daily News, Estherville, IA, June 18, 1956)
To Serve as Pallbearers
The Rev. Eugene Olson of Union Baptist church, who will officiate at the funeral Wednesday afternoon at 1:30 at Union Baptist for Leo Legrand Bowen, 5, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leo Bowen, 707 South 12th street, announced pallbearers and other funeral arrangements today. The four pallbearers will be Michael Ringham, James Poulos, Cecil Ostheimer, and Verdean Olson. Mrs. Stanley Miller will sing two selections "Safe in the Arms of Jesus", and "Jesus Loves Me". Leo, 5, died Sunday after he was struck by a truck while riding his bicycle. (Estherville Daily News, Estherville, IA, June 19, 1956)
Leo Leland Bowen (1907 - 1964)
Jane H Bowen (1926 - 1999)
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