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Freida Jane Bowser Ward

Death 22 Feb 2007 (aged 82)
Burial Butlerville, Jennings County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 18053213 · View Source
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Madison Courier--February 23, 2007

Freida Jane Bowser Ward, 82, of Seymour, died Thursday, Feb. 22, 2007, at Schneck Medical Center in Seymour.

She was born Jan. 13, 1925, in Kosciusko County, the daughter of Vernie and Freida Grady Walker. She was a 1943 graduate of Galveston High School. She had been employed as an attendant at Muscatatuck State Developmental Center, retiring in 1978. She also worked part-time at Kelley's Florists & Greenhouses in North Vernon. She was a member of the First Church of God in Seymour. She enjoyed gardening, flowers and reading.

She is survived by one son, Lynn Oliver Bowser and his wife, Cheryl, of Seymour; one daughter, Nancy Trapp and her husband, Walter, of Shelbyville; one sister, Nancy Townsend and her husband, Carl, of Madison; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and two step great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, George "Bill" Bowser; her husband, Floyd Ward, whom she married in October 1988; one son, William F. Bowser; and three sisters, Merna Lynn Walker, June Foster and Gladys Robinson.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home in North Vernon. Burial will be in Otter Creek Cemetery near Nebraska, Ind.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the First Church of God. Contribution cards are available at the funeral home.

Online condolences can be sent at

(Printed with verbal permission from Curt Jacobs, General Manager on February 17, 2005, for Genealogical Purposes)




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