Frank Athol Bowman, 65, died Sunday [March 25, 1951] afternoon in the Sturgis Memorial Hospital in Sturgis, where he had been admitted for treatment Saturday. He had been ill a long time.
He was born in Hartford City, Ind., April 3, 1885, a son of Sylvester and Dorcas (Simonton) Bowman. He had been employed as a tool and die maker by the H. A. Douglas Manufacturing Co. and Reel Manufacturing Co. here and also had been employed in Sturgis by the Kirsch Co.
Surviving are the widow, Carrie (Lampe) Bowman; a son, Wallace of Sturgis; a daughter, Mrs. Howard (Geraldine) Wolfe of Bronson; two grandsons, Wallace Bowman, Jr. of Sturgis and Stanley Wolfe of Bronson; a brother, Reuben of Leroy, and a sister, Mrs. Ethel Clark of Sears.
Services will be held at 2 P.M. Wednesday in the Kubasiak Funeral Home with the Rev. George M. Hovda, Baptist pastor, officiating. Interment will be made in Oak Lawn Cemetery in Sturgis.
Contributed by: Shelli Steedman