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Dorothy Ellen Rothrock Bowers
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Birth: Dec. 5, 1907
West Salem
Edwards County
Illinois, USA
Death: May 13, 1989
West Salem
Edwards County
Illinois, USA

Her obituary from Olney Daily Mail:

Dorothy Bowers, 81, West Salem, died May 13, 1989, in Richland Memorial Hospital.

She was born December 5, 1907, in West Salem, the daughter of Clinton and Ola Koertge Rothrock. She married Max Bowers September 8, 1931 in Detroit, he preceded her in death July 31, 1961.

She was a registered nurse, graduating from the Battle Creek School of Nursing in Battle Creek, Mich. in 1931. She worked at the Olney Sanatarium and Richland Memorial Hospital.

Mrs. Bowers is survived by a son, Paul; three brothers, Joe, Frank, and L. D. Rothrock; four sisters, Elizabeth Dodson, Martha Pool, Esther Hallquist, and Mary Bradham; six grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, a daughter, a son, and two brothers.

Services were held at Walnut Grove Church of the Brethren with burial in Walnut Grove Cemetery.

Ingram Funeral Home, West Salem was in charge.

(Olney Daily Mail---submitted by: # 46799457)

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  Clinton Lee Rothrock (1881 - 1961)
  Ola Koertge Rothrock (1881 - 1974)
  Max Ivan Bowers (1906 - 1961)*
  Patricia Elaine Bowers Seals (1933 - 1954)*
  Daniel Clinton Bowers (1935 - 1986)*
  Sarah Elizabeth Rothrock Farris (1906 - 1999)*
  Dorothy Ellen Rothrock Bowers (1907 - 1989)
  Esther Irene Rothrock Hallquist (1910 - 1994)*
  Charles Lawrence Rothrock (1912 - 1978)*
  Jonas Paul Rothrock (1914 - 2003)*
  Francis Edgar Rothrock (1916 - 2001)*
  L D Rothrock (1918 - 2002)*
  Mary Helen Rothrock Bradham (1920 - 1996)*
  John Eugene Rothrock (1922 - 1924)*
  Martha Lois Rothrock Pool (1926 - 2011)*
*Calculated relationship
Walnut Grove Cemetery
Richland County
Illinois, USA
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Originally Created by: BjJ
Record added: Jun 12, 2009
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Dorothy Ellen <i>Rothrock</i> Bowers
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- Lady In Black
 Added: May. 14, 2011

- JaniceH
 Added: Mar. 17, 2011

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