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Josephine Bowles Alexander Rager
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Birth: Dec. 18, 1867
Death: Dec. 26, 1934

Mrs. Josephine [BOWLES] ALEXANDER RAGER, 67, passed away at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Kelsie YEAGLEY at 2:10 o'clock Wednesday morning. Death resulted from a cancerous infection following an illness of six months duration. Mrs. Rager had been bedfast for the past 11 weeks.
Josephine, daughter of Henry and Dorcus BOWLES was born in Rich Valley, Ind. on December 18th, 1867. Thirty-five years ago she was married to Charles ALEXANDER, who preceded in death seven years ago. In April 19, 1933 she was married to G. B. RAGER, the ceremony being pronounced in Lanora, Okla. Mrs. Rager had been a resident of Akron for the past 36 years. Surviving are the husband, two brothers, Waldo BOWLES, of Ashley, Ind., and Ross BOWLES, of Hobart, Ind.
Funeral services will be held Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Akron Methodist Church with Rev. Clyde S. MILLER officiating. Burial will be made in the Gilead cemetery. 
 
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 Parents:
  Henry Taylor Bowles (1837 - 1925)
  Dorcas Brown Bowles (1841 - 1925)
 
 Spouses:
  Charles Alexander (1865 - 1927)
  Guilford Rager (1869 - 1940)
 
 Siblings:
  Alice Mae Bowles Cooper (1859 - 1934)*
  Ella J Bowles (1862 - 1882)*
  Josephine Bowles Alexander Rager (1867 - 1934)
  Martin Waldo Bowles (1868 - 1967)*
  Arthur A Bowles (1870 - 1872)*
  Corolous R Bowles (1873 - 1943)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Gilead Cemetery
Gilead
Miami County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: Cheryl Ayres
Record added: Oct 26, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 99630808
Josephine <i>Bowles</i> Alexander Rager
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