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 Sylvester Levi Bowman

Sylvester Levi Bowman

Birth
Blackford County, Indiana, USA
Death 31 Aug 1941 (aged 89)
St. Joseph County, Michigan, USA
Burial Sturgis, St. Joseph County, Michigan, USA
Memorial ID 80804714 · View Source
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OBIT:

Sylvester L. Bowman, 89, a resident of Sturgis for 15 years, died Sunday at the home of his son, Rube Bowman in LeRoy, Michigan. He had been seriously ill for a week.

Mr. Bowman was born in 1852 in Hartford City, Indiana, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Levi Bowman, and with the exception of the 15 years he lived here, he had spent most of his life in LeRoy. He and Miss Dorcas Simonton were married in Shidler, Indiana, May 26, 1876 [May 12, 1877]. Mr. Bowman had been a carpenter for many years.

Funeral services will be held in the Moon Funeral Home, Wednesday at 10:30 a.m., with the Rev. Walter F. Jacobs officiating. Burial will be made in Oaklawn Cemetery.

The aged man leaves five sons, Edson R. and Frank A. of Sturgis, Rube and Roscoe of LeRoy and H. C. of Flint, Michigan; a daughter, Mrs. Edith Barnell of Sturgis; 23 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren, and a number of nieces and nephews.

Sturgis Journal, September 2, 1941


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  • Created by: Shelli Steedman
  • Added: 21 Nov 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 80804714
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sylvester Levi Bowman (4 Apr 1852–31 Aug 1941), Find A Grave Memorial no. 80804714, citing Oak Lawn Cemetery, Sturgis, St. Joseph County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Shelli Steedman (contributor 46805729) .