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 Robert Comer Bowen

Robert Comer Bowen

Birth
Saint Petersburg, Pinellas County, Florida, USA
Death 23 May 1947 (aged 26)
Sheridan, Yamhill County, Oregon, USA
Burial Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA
Plot Sec 122, Lot 331, Grave 1
Memorial ID 101523317 · View Source
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Funeral services will be held at 2 P.M. in St. Johns Funeral home for Robert Comer Bowen, 36, Sheridan, who was accidently electrocuted while working at Willa mina Lumber company, Sheridan, Friday.

Services will be conducted by Rev. H. O. Hendrickson, pastor of the Portsmouth Trinity Lutheran church. Interment will be a vault at Riverview cemetery.

Mr. Bowen was born November 13, 1920, at St. Petersburg, Fla., but had been a resident of Portland since the age of 10 months. He was graduated from Benson high school and attended Oregon State college prior to the war. He served 3 ½ years in the navy, 34 months in the South Pacific.

After his discharge, Mr. Bowen studied in the school of electronics, Washington, D.C., before returning to Portland. He recently had been employed by an electrical equipment company.

Surviving are his widow, Mrs. June Bowen; an 8-months-old daughter, Linda K. Bowen; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. Ruel Bowen; and two grandmothers, Mrs. Estella Anderson, all of Portland.

[The Oregonian, 26 May 1947, p12]


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Oregon EM1 US Navy World War II


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  • Find A Grave Memorial 101523317
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Comer Bowen (14 Nov 1920–23 May 1947), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101523317, citing River View Cemetery, Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA ; Maintained by FriendsofRiverView (contributor 47910568) .