|Birth: ||Oct. 16, 1924|
|Death: ||Nov. 21, 2012|
Dorothy Marion Matheson Bowles, 88, of Greeley, passed away at her home on November 21, 2012. She was born in Greeley on October 16, 1924 to Charles and Dorothy (Shaffer) Matheson. She married Robert M. Bowles on April 10, 1949, in Greeley, CO.
Dorothy graduated from Greeley High in 1941. She entered Colorado State College of Education in August of 1946 and earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Elementary Education.
She was a teacher at Wray Junior High, Wray, CO; Meeker Junior High, Greeley, CO; Park City Junior High, Park City, UT; Arlington Elementary, Jackson Elementary and Centennial Elementary all in Greeley, CO.
Dorothy attended First Congregational Church and was involved in many organizations in her lifetime including Chapter I P.E.O. Sisterhood, Union Colony Pioneer Society, First Congregational Church Circle Group 7, Delta Kappa Gamma – Alpha Rho, Military Order of the Purple Heart Ladies Auxiliary, International Order Rainbow for Girls, Grand Cross of Color, DGD and the Thursday Lunch Friendly Club.
She is survived by her Daughters, Barbara Lukassen, Greeley and Jeanette Bowles (Steven) Romero, Greeley; Son, Chuck (Wendy) Bowles, Greeley; Grandchildren, Brandon Lukassen, Greeley, Sean Lukassen, The Woodlands, TX, Amanda Romero, Colorado Spring, CO, Brooke Lukassen (Michael) Brown, Killeen, TX, Nicholas Romero, Ft. Collins, CO, Matthew Bowles, Greeley, CO, Jennifer Bowles, Greeley, CO, and Lukas Bowles, Greeley, CO; great-grandchildren, Brenna and Layla Brown, Killeen, TX, and Julian Sergent, Colorado Springs, CO; 2 sister-in-laws; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Robert M. Bowles.
A visitation will be held from 3:30 – 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at the Allnutt Macy Chapel. Services are scheduled for 10:00 a.m., Thursday, November 29, 2012 at the First Congregational Church. Interment at Linn Grove Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to PEO Chapter I – Local Scholarship Fund, or Hospice of Northern Colorado or the Union Colony Pioneer Society in care of Allnutt Funeral Service, 702 13th Street, Greeley, CO 80631. Family and Friends may view the online obituary, sign the guest book, and send condolences at www.allnutt.com.
Linn Grove Cemetery
Created by: Bob Spalding
Record added: Nov 28, 2012
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