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Walter Enos Bowers

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Walter Enos Bowers

Birth
Wakarusa, Elkhart County, Indiana, USA
Death
24 Jun 1996 (aged 82)
Mishawaka, St. Joseph County, Indiana, USA
Burial
Osceola, St. Joseph County, Indiana, USA Add to Map
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Walter E. Bowers
Sept. 13, 1913 - June 24, 1996

South Bend Tribune 6/25/1996

Walter E. Bowers, son of Harvey and Leta Bowers, 82, of 530 W. Tanglewood Lane, Mishawaka died at Americana Health Care Center at 1:13 a.m. Monday of complications from Alzhiemers Disease. Mr. Bowers was born Sept. 13, 1913, in Wakarusa, Ind. He had lived in the Mishawaka area since 1943. He was a 1931 graduate of Wakarusa High School. He received his Bachelor Degree of Science in music education from Manchester College.

He married Wyland Snider on July 3, 1936 in Etna Green, Ind. Mr. Bowers was an active member of the First United Methodist Church, Mishawaka, for over 50 years where he was a member of the choir and was the carillonneur for a number of years. Mr. Bower was the Mishawaka High School Band master from 1943 to 1970. He is survived by his wife and two sons, David A. Bowers of St. Louis, Mo. and Douglas E. Bowers and his wife Charlotte of Tucson, Ariz. and two grandchildren, Kristen of Simi Valley, Calif. and Chad of Phoenix, Ariz. Also surviving are two sisters: Grace Frederick and Martha Dickey both of South Bend. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by three sisters, Berniece Darling, Vinna Helstern and Elma Harroff and one brother James.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Northern Indiana Chapter Alzhiemers Assn., 119 E. Jefferson, South Bend, Ind. Friends may call from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. Wednesday in the Bubb Funeral Chapel North, 3910 N. Main St. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday in the First United Methodist Church, Mishawaka. Rev. Dan Motto will officiate. Burial will be in the Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Osceola.
Walter E. Bowers
Sept. 13, 1913 - June 24, 1996

South Bend Tribune 6/25/1996

Walter E. Bowers, son of Harvey and Leta Bowers, 82, of 530 W. Tanglewood Lane, Mishawaka died at Americana Health Care Center at 1:13 a.m. Monday of complications from Alzhiemers Disease. Mr. Bowers was born Sept. 13, 1913, in Wakarusa, Ind. He had lived in the Mishawaka area since 1943. He was a 1931 graduate of Wakarusa High School. He received his Bachelor Degree of Science in music education from Manchester College.

He married Wyland Snider on July 3, 1936 in Etna Green, Ind. Mr. Bowers was an active member of the First United Methodist Church, Mishawaka, for over 50 years where he was a member of the choir and was the carillonneur for a number of years. Mr. Bower was the Mishawaka High School Band master from 1943 to 1970. He is survived by his wife and two sons, David A. Bowers of St. Louis, Mo. and Douglas E. Bowers and his wife Charlotte of Tucson, Ariz. and two grandchildren, Kristen of Simi Valley, Calif. and Chad of Phoenix, Ariz. Also surviving are two sisters: Grace Frederick and Martha Dickey both of South Bend. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by three sisters, Berniece Darling, Vinna Helstern and Elma Harroff and one brother James.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Northern Indiana Chapter Alzhiemers Assn., 119 E. Jefferson, South Bend, Ind. Friends may call from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. Wednesday in the Bubb Funeral Chapel North, 3910 N. Main St. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday in the First United Methodist Church, Mishawaka. Rev. Dan Motto will officiate. Burial will be in the Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Osceola.


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