Margaret P. Bowars, 78, of 208 Dutch Elm Drive,
formerly of Henry, died Wednesday, Nov. 10, 1993, at Rosewood Care Center in
Peoria. Born Jan. 30, 1915, in Kasbeer to Herbert and Maude Wedding Wilson,
she married Robert L. Bowars on Nov. 1, 1941, in Wyanet. He died March 10,
1987. One brother and one sister also preceded her in death.
Surviving are one son, Richard of Peoria
Heights; two brothers, Charles Wilson of Princeton and Andy Wilson of Peru;
four sisters, Orpha Murphy of Princeton; Darlene Kavican [sic] of Kent,
Wash.; Elaine Rollings of Peoria and Bernice Nyberg of Peoria Heights; and
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at
Ries-McKitrick & Newton Mortuary in Henry. The Rev. Warren Freiheit will
officiate. Visitation will be from 5:30 to 8:30 tonight at the mortuary.
Burial will be in Henry City Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer
Society or to Make a Wish Foundation.
(Bureau County Republican, unknown date, submitted by
Shirley Beams Simmons)