Obit: Bowen, Ethel
(1893 - 1959)
Surnames: BOWEN SMITH MOORE LECK PLATH BEERKIRCHER TRELOR ADAMS
----Sources: MARSHFIELD NEWS HERALD (Marshfield, Wood Co., Wis.) 01/05/1959; P 10
Bowen, Ethel (3 AUG 1893 - 4 JAN 1959)
CURTISS, Clark Co., Wis. - Funeral services will be held in the Evangelical Lutheran Church here at 2 p.m. Tuesday for Mrs. Ethel Naomi Bowen, 65, of Curtiss, who died of a heart attack while visiting in Honeybrook, Pa., with her daughter, Mrs. James Moore, Friday.
The Rev. James Stone will officiate and burial will be made in Pine Hill Cemetery.
The body is reposing at the Hoeper and Kraut Funeral Home.
The former Ethel Smith was born Aug. 3, 1893, in Grant County. She was educated in the Grant school system, and in 1911 she married Harlow Bowen, who preceded her in death in 1940. She lived in southwestern Wisconsin until 1919, then moved to Clark County, where she resided on a farm outside of Curtiss until the death of her husband. At that time she moved into the village.
She is survived by three sons, Floyd D. Bowen, Owen; Lester J. Bowen, Curtiss; Robert O. Bowen, Milwaukee; two daughters, Mrs. James (Valma) Moore, Honeybrook, Pa.; Mrs. Frank (Loretta) Leck, Vanderbilt, Pa.; 12 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two brothers, Hiram Smith, Modesto, Calif.; James Smtih, Loyal; five sisters, Mrs. Fred Plath, Mason City, Iowa; Mrs. Mae Beerkircher, Mineral Point; Mrs. Ina Trelor, Milwaukee; Mrs. Roy Adams, Modesto, Calif., and Mrs. Elge Moore, Mason City, Iowa.
Two sons and one brother preceded her in death.
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