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Woodrow Fred "Fred" Bower
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Birth: Jun. 18, 1919
Chanute
Neosho County
Kansas, USA
Death: Sep. 25, 2015
Pleasant Prairie
Kenosha County
Wisconsin, USA

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Woodrow "Fred" Bower, 96, passed away September 25, 2015 at the Hospital Hospice in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin.

Fred was born in Chanute, Kansas, the son of Daniel Everett Bower and Laura Lavona (Hodgden) Bower.

He joined the US Army Air Corps in 1942. He served in the European Theater.

He married Betty Arlene Shepherd and had one child, Dr. Robert Bower of Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin. They also had one adopted daughter, Arlene.

Survivors are his son, Bob Bower of Wisconsin; and his daughter Arlene; a step-grandson Joe Novotney; 2 nieces, Lolly (Bower) Stoops of Chanute, Kansas and also of Morgan Hill, CA, and Penny Akridge of Chanute, KS, and 2 nephews, Tony Williams of Lake Ozark, MO, and Ron Brower of Girard, KS

He was preceded by his parents; his wife Betty Arlene; 3 brothers, Daniel E. Bower, Jr, Emmett Bower, and Hugh Bower; and 4 sisters, Goldie Bower, Arletta Bower, Nellie Bower, and Ellen E. Bower and his daughter-in-law, Patti Bower.

Graveside funeral services will be October 5, 2015 at Elmwood Cemetery, Chanute, Kansas.

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 Parents:
  Daniel Everett Bower (1869 - 1956)
  Laura Levona Hodgden Bower (1882 - 1976)
 
 Spouse:
  Betty Arlene Shepherd Bower (1924 - 2004)
 
 Siblings:
  Golda May Bower (1904 - 1906)*
  Arletta Martha Bower Hanson (1905 - 1994)*
  Daniel Everett Bower (1907 - 1975)*
  Nellie Catherine Bower Brower (1911 - 2000)*
  Emmett Wesley Bower (1914 - 2004)*
  Woodrow Fred Bower (1919 - 2015)
  Ellen Eleise Bower Knock (1921 - 2010)*
  Hugh Clifford Bower (1925 - 1999)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
MARRIED MAY 1, 1945

 
Note: VETERAN - WWII - US ARMY AIR CORPS
 
Burial:
Memorial Park Cemetery
Chanute
Neosho County
Kansas, USA
 
Maintained by: jenpa
Originally Created by: TiogaRose
Record added: May 30, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 37702344
Woodrow Fred Fred Bower
Added by: Charles Hawkinson
 
Woodrow Fred Fred Bower
Added by: TiogaRose
 
Woodrow Fred Fred Bower
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Rest peacefully in the arms of Jesus. I will miss you Uncle Fred.
- TiogaRose
 Added: Sep. 26, 2015

- TiogaRose
 Added: May. 30, 2009
 
 
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