Margaret Bowars

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 two grandchildren.

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)




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