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Eudora E. Sponenberg Bower
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Birth: Feb. 1, 1904
Columbia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jul. 28, 1997
Union County
Pennsylvania, USA

Lewisburg woman a former area resident
Press Enterprise, Bloomsburg, PA Monday June 30, 1997
Eudora SPONENBERG BOWER, 93, Riverwoods, Lewisburg, died at 7:55 p.m. Saturday, June 28, 1997, at the Evangelical Community Hospital. Born in Berwick, she was a daughter of the late Harry E. and Bertha ASHTON SPONENBERG. Her husband, Russell S. BOWER, to whom she was married for 57 years, died Oct. 28, 1980; a son, David BOWER, died in 1970; and a daughter, Janice B. ERICKSON, died in 1988. A sister, Ethel DIETTERICH; a brother, Lee SPONENBERG; one grandson and one great-granddaughter also died previously. She was a 1921 graduate of the Berwick High School and also a graduate of the former Bloomsburg Normal School. Prior to settling in Lewisburg in 1968, BOWER briefly taught in rural public schools in Luzerne County. She was a member of the Beaver Memorial United Methodist Church, Lewisburg. She was active in the O.E.S. Junieta Chapter No. 8, Clarks Green, the Lewisburg Garden Club and the Lewisburg United Methodist Home Auxiliary.

Surviving are a son, William R. BOWER, Northumberland; 12 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and a brother, Donal SPONENBERG, Berwick. Services will be Tuesday at 10 a.m. at the Beaver Memorial United Methodist Church, 40 S. Third St., Lewisburg, with her pastor, the Rev. John J. Dromazos, officiating. Burial will be in Mazeppa Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of the Gary H. Cronrath Funeral Home, 106 S. Second and St. Louis sts., Lewisburg. 
Family links: 
  Harry Elmer Sponenberg (1877 - 1962)
  Bertha Jane Ashton Sponenberg (1880 - 1959)
  Russell Simon Bower (1900 - 1980)
  Infant Daughter Bower (1941 - 1941)*
  Eudora E. Sponenberg Bower (1904 - 1997)
  Boyd E. Sponenberg (1911 - 1982)*
  Lee A. " Bill" Sponenberg (1912 - 1995)*
  Clyde Russell Sponenberg (1916 - 1985)*
  Glenn Karl Sponenberg (1920 - 1971)*
  Rollen Wesley Sponenberg (1924 - 1925)*
*Calculated relationship
Mazeppa Union Cemetery (West)
Union County
Pennsylvania, USA
Created by: Miranda
Record added: Jun 02, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 27273898
Eudora E. <i>Sponenberg</i> Bower
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- Miranda
 Added: Jun. 2, 2008

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