Princeton -- Robert Leonard Bowars, 71, of 32 D Elm City Mobile Estates died
at 7:30 a.m. Thursday at his residence.
April 16, 1915, in Henry to Richard J. and Matilda Steimle Bowars, he
married Margaret Wilson Nov. 1, 1941, in Wyanet. She survives.
Also surviving are a son, Richard L. of Peoria; one granddaughter and one
grandson. Two brothers and one sister preceded him in death.
He was a retired employee of Caterpillar, Inc., where he worked for 30
years, and was a member of the Henry American Legion.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the Norberg Memorial Home in
Princeton, with visitation there one hour before services. The Rev. Bruce
McVety of the Princeton Wesleyan Church will officiate. Burial will be in
Henry City Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the
American Cancer Society.
(Bureau County Republican, unknown date, submitted by
Shirley Beams Simmons)