|Birth: ||Apr. 10, 1906|
|Death: ||Jul. 31, 1961|
Max Ivan Bowers, he son of Daniel W. and Elise (Canby) Bowers, he was born April 10, 1906, in Richland County, Illinois. He died July 31,1961 at Richland Memorial Hospital, Olney, Illinois. Max's burial was at Walnut Grove Cemetery, east of Parkersburg Illinois. On Sept. 8, 1931 at Detroit, Michigan, he married Dorothy Ellen Rothrock, daughter of Clinton and Ola (Koertge) Rothrock, she was born Dec. 5, 1907 in Illinois.
As a young man Max was a teacher and he taught in the rural schools of Richland County. Later he was a U.S. Customs Officer in Detroit, Michigan. Then after some time in Michigan, Max and Dorothy, returned to Illinois and Max engaged in farming.
Dorothy was a Registered Nurse and she was employed at Richland Memorial Hospital.
Max gave up farming to accept a position in the West Salem Bank. At the time of his death, he was also serving as Mayor of West Salem.
They were the parents of;
Patricia Elaine Bowers b. 16 Dec. 1933 d.9 Mar 1954
Daniel Clinton Bowers b. 8 Nov 1935 d. 27 Jul 1986
Paul Edmund Bowers b. 31 Dec. 1938
Taken from the "Peter & Mary Bowers" book
by the Olds
added by Janice(#47377486)
Daniel W Bowers (1861 - 1945)
Elise Rebecca Canby Bowers (1871 - 1955)
Dorothy E Rothrock Bowers (1907 - 1989)
Daniel Clinton Bowers (1935 - 1986)*
Samuel Peter Bowers (1890 - 1969)*
Anna Bower Fritchey (1891 - 1984)*
Mary Gertrude Bowers (1893 - 1893)*
Evelyn Martha Bowers Peace (1900 - 1980)*
Richard Ernest Bowers (1904 - 1904)*
Max Ivan Bowers (1906 - 1961)
Walnut Grove Cemetery
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Record added: Jun 12, 2009
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