|Birth: ||Oct. 5, 1919|
|Death: ||Oct. 11, 1998|
Obituary, Ness County News, 10-15-1998
John J Bowman, age 79, died Sunday, October 11, at the Ness County Long Term Care Center. He was a retired farmer , stockman, and auctioneer.
He was born October 5, 1919, in Riverside Community, Ness County, Kansas, to Dale and Edna Klinge Bowman.
He resided on his farm south of Bazine until 1984, when he and wife Ruth moved their home to Ness City.
He was a lifetime resident of Ness County and a graduate of Bazine High School. He was a member of the United Methodist Church and the Rotary Club, both of Ness City. He had served on the Co-op Board, Ness Country Hospital Board, and chairman of the Old Settler's Reunion, and various other boards and activities.
On June 9 1940, he married Ruth Foos, at Bazine. She died March 6, 1988.
Survivors included a brother-in-law, Franklin Foes, Bazine, a sister-in-law Evelyn Beltz, Bazine, four nephews, two nieces, five great- nieces, four great nephews one great great niece, cousins and friends.
Funeral service was Wednesday morning October 14, at the United Methodist Church, Ness City, with Rev Doug Hasty presiding. Burial was in the Ness City Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Ness County Long Term Care Activity Fund in care of the funeral home.
It appears that John had a second wife, not mentioned in the obituary. Lila Jane Schamaun. I don't know where she is. LKB 2011
Martin Dale Bowman (1899 - 1982)
Edna Klinge Bowman (1899 - 1992)
Ruth Matilda Foos Bowman (1920 - 1988)
Ness City Cemetery
Created by: Linda B
Record added: Feb 05, 2011
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