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Henry Bowman, who resides in Talma, died Monday [August 25, 1903] afternoon at 2 o’clock. He had been suffering with dropsy, along with the effects of old age, for the past 9 months and the end was not unexpected.
Mr. Bowman came to the little town of Talma from Fremont, Ohio, about forty-five years ago and engaged in the milling business for a number of years until his health failed.
Deceased leaves two sisters, Mrs. Lewis Boyer, of Goshen, and Mrs. Abs[elom] Nellans, of near Fulton and a brother Aaron Bowman, who when last heard of eight years ago was in the Klondyke; also three sons, John and Aaron Bowman, of Chicago, and Albert Bowman of Talma, the deceased having lived with the latter for a number of years previous to death. [Obit spelled surname as Bauman]
Funeral at Talma Wednesday morning at 10 o’clock.
Contributed by: Shelli Steedman