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Delores "Dee" Jimerson Bowen
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Birth: Mar. 15, 1931
Onoville
Cattaraugus County
New York, USA
Death: Sep. 3, 2009
Bradford
McKean County
Pennsylvania, USA

Delores ''Dee'' Bowen, 78, of Steamburg, N.Y., died Thursday, Sept. 3, 2009, at the Bradford Regional Medical Center, Bradford, Pa.

She was born March 15, 1931, in Onoville, N.Y., the daughter of the late Clinton and Cynthia Jimerson.

She was married to Robert ''Bob'' Oldshield who predeceased her.

On July 28, 1990, she married Ralph Bowen who survives.

She was a graduate of the Mount Echo Bible Institute in Humphrey, N.Y.

She was employed for more than 20 years at Acme Electric in Olean, and Cuba, prior to retirement.

She was an enrolled member of the Seneca Nation of Indians/Wolf Clan, Red House Memorial Chapel, where she taught Sunday school for many years. She was a very loving mother and grandmother, and was well known for her corn husk dolls and beadwork, some of which are displayed in the Smithsonian Institute in Washington, D.C.

Surviving besides her husband are one son, Bill ''Butch'' Oldshield, Steamburg; one daughter, Wendy Oldshield, Salamanca, N.Y.; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; two stepdaughters: Jacqueline Bowen, Jimersontown, N.Y., and Rebecca Bowen of Jimersontown, N.Y.; a stepson, Dennis Bowen, Tuba City, Ariz.; two sisters: Ruth Bova, Steamburg, N.Y., and Colleen Frailey, Steamburg, N.Y.; one brother, Vernon ''Barney'' (Carol) Jimerson, Port Charlotte, Fla.; and several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by a son, Robert ''Tom'' Oldshield; three sisters: Roseine Mohawk, Vera Baker and Eleanora Bova Bowen and two brothers: Wilbur Jimerson and Fredrick Jimerson.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Clinton Jimerson (1885 - 1946)
 
 Spouse:
  Robert Wilson Oldshield (1926 - 1985)
 
 Children:
  Robert T Oldshield (1948 - 1987)*
  William Oldshield (1950 - 2011)*
 
 Siblings:
  Delores Jimerson Bowen (1931 - 2009)
  Ruth Jimerson Bova (1932 - 2012)*
  Wilbur Jimerson (1935 - 1981)*
  Eleanora Jimerson Bowen (1939 - 1989)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Hillside Haven Cemetery
Cattaraugus County
New York, USA
 
Maintained by: CathyJ1952
Originally Created by: J Rowan
Record added: Oct 10, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 42927553
Delores Dee <i>Jimerson</i> Bowen
Added by: CathyJ1952
 
Delores Dee <i>Jimerson</i> Bowen
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 Added: Aug. 9, 2010
 
 
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