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Ida Louise Sheffer Bowen
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Birth: Feb. 11, 1938
Death: Feb. 23, 2005

3-5-2005 Antrim County News
Ida Bowen
Ida Louise Bowen, 67, of Rapid City passed away on Feb. 23, 2005, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark.
She was born Feb. 11, 1938 in Traverse City, the daughter of Pete and Barbara (Piette) Sheffer.
Ida married Vernon C. Baggs Sr. on July 23, 1955, in Traverse City and he preceded her in death on May 23, 1985. She later married Marle "Ted" Bowen on Oct. 7, 1989, in Kalkaska.
Ida enjoyed going to the casino, bingo, flea markets, mushroom hunting, sewing and painting. She was also involved in scouting. Ida was a member of St. Mary of the Woods Catholic Church and the Ladies Auxiliary. She loved her family immensely.
Surviving Ida is her husband, Ted; children, Vernon C. Baggs Jr., Charles (Nikki) Baggs, Ralph (Tracy) Baggs and Ella (Ross) Case, all of Kalkaska; step-children, Larry Baggs of Fife Lake, Laurie (Steve) Webb of Fife Lake and Sandy Pahl of Kalkaska; 18 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; sisters, Cora Cole, Dora Freeman and Georgia Rokas, all of Traverse City; brothers, Peter Sheffer and Butch Sheffer, both of Traverse City; and several nieces and nephews.
Preceding Ida in death was her first husband, Vernon C. Baggs Sr.; her parents and her step-father, Durad Cole; grandsons, Douglas Webb and Dakota Baggs; brothers, Sidney Sheffer and Clyde Sheffer.
The funeral service will be held Wednesday, March 2, at 11 a.m. at Wolfe Funeral Home with the Rev. R. Dale Magoon of St. Anthony's Church in Mancelona officiating. Interment will be at Circle Hill Cemetery in Williamsburg.
Arrangements were made by Wolfe Funeral Home, Kalkaska. 
Note: 1st husband, Vernon Baggs, Sr. 2nd husband Marle "Ted" Bowen
Circle Hill Cemetery
Grand Traverse County
Michigan, USA
Created by: Denise Ferguson Lake
Record added: Mar 24, 2008
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Ida Louise <i>Sheffer</i> Bowen
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