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Ruth A Cline Bower
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Birth: Jun. 21, 1848
Jefferson County
Iowa, USA
Death: Apr. 14, 1917
Jefferson County
Iowa, USA

W/O Benjamin F.
M/O William Bower

From: Lockridge (Ia.) Lockridge Times
Date: Friday, April 20, 1917
Ruth A. Cline was born in Jefferson County on June 21, 1848, and died at her home in Round Prairie township last Saturday afternoon at 3 o'clock, having lived her entire life in this community, She was the daughter of William and Rachel Cline and became the wife of Benjamin F. Bower on January 28, 1869. To the union were born ten children. Five are now living: John L., Walter M., William C., Leslie A., and Cora, all of whom were at the bedside when the death angel came.
Early in her life she united with the Methodist Episcopal Church, and the true christian life she led ever afterwards was an inspiration life she led ever afterwards was an inspiration to her family and neighbors. Her many acts, her generous gifts of time and encouragement will be greatly missed by her family and friends.
Funeral services were held at Glasgow Church Tuesday morning at 10:30, conducted by Rev. Apthel and the remains were laid to rest in the Glasgow cemetery near by.

Note: Obit provided by Ben Bower 
Family links: 
  William Cline (1813 - 1866)
  Rachel Leonard Cline (1809 - 1893)
  Benjamin Franklin Bower (1835 - 1902)*
  Delia Catherine Bower Cox (1870 - 1903)*
  Clinton Thaddeus Bower (1871 - 1874)*
  Mary Ettie Bower (1873 - 1878)*
  John Leonard Bower (1875 - 1953)*
  Annie May Bower (1876 - 1878)*
  Luewellyn Bower (1878 - 1882)*
  Cora Belle Bower Billingsley (1880 - 1978)*
  William Clarence Bower (1882 - 1953)*
  Walter Marion Bower (1884 - 1955)*
  Frank Leslie Allan Bower (1887 - 1938)*
*Calculated relationship
Glasgow Cemetery
Jefferson County
Iowa, USA
Plot: South, Lot #238, Lot #3
Maintained by: Sheila Miller
Originally Created by: C. Miller
Record added: Oct 30, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31011177
Ruth A <i>Cline</i> Bower
Added by: Mo & Dave Gates
Ruth A <i>Cline</i> Bower
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