|Death: ||Dec., 1986|
Chicago Sun-Times December 7, 1986:
The Rev. Joseph E. Bowen, S.J., 41, past president of St. Ignatius College Prep School, died Thursday in Houston, Texas.
As president of St. Ignatius, 1076 W. Roosevelt, from 1975 to 1981, Father Bowen was responsible for admitting the first female students. He also led a major fund drive for renovation of the school.
Rev. Bowen himself attended St. Ignatius, and was a graduate of Loyola University and the Weston School of Theology in Cambridge, Mass., later taking an M.B.A. from Northwestern University. He was ordained in 1974.
He is survived by his parents, James and Margaret Bowen; a brother, James; and two sisters, Margaret Bowen and Mary Kay Nicholson.
Visitation will be today and tomorrow, 2 to 10 p.m., at Blake-Lamb Funeral Home, in Oak Lawn. A funeral mass will be offered at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Germaine Church, 4240 W. 98th. Interment is at All Saints Cemetery, Des Plaines.
All Saints Catholic Cemetery and Mausoleum
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