|Birth: ||Jul. 1, 1889|
|Death: ||Dec. 23, 1956|
The Daily Inter Lake
Tuesday, January 1, 1957
Funeral services for Mrs. Mary (Mamie) E. Bowdish, 67, were Thursday at Waggener & Campbell Chapel, with Dr. S. McMaster Kerr, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church, officiating.
Burial was in Conrad Memorial Cemetery, where the Royal Neighbors of America held a graveside observance. Pallbearers were Lee Cassel, Everett Rundell, Wilson Managhan, Luther Logan, Dan Stiles, and Charles Martin.
Mary (Mamie) Ellen Bowdish was born in the Egan District of the then Missoula County on July 1, 1889, a daughter of Julia Ellen Egan and William J. Egan. She attended the Egan School and grew to womanhood in that community.
On Dec. 28, 1909, she was married to Charles Albert Bowdish, and she and her husband had spent most of their life in the Flathead with the exception of seven years on the Flathead Indian Reservation and one year in Canada. Since 1919, she had made her home on their farm six miles south of Kalispell.
Mrs. Bowdish was a long-time member of the Royal Neighbors of America. She died in a Kalispell hospital Dec. 23.
Surviving her are her husband, Charles A. Bowdish, at the family home south of Kalispell; one daughter, Mrs. Nona J. Sorenson of Kalispell; one brother, William Egan of Redding, Calif., and one granddaughter, Naomi Ellen Sorensen of Kalispell, and a niece, Winifred Egan Taylor of Polson.
Charles Albert Bowdish (1887 - 1974)*
Nona J. Bowdish Sorenson (1915 - 1976)*
Conrad Memorial Cemetery
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