Obit: Gower, Irving R. (1901 - 1990)



----Source: Tribune-Record-Gleaner (Clark County, Wis.) 06/06/1990

Gower, Irving R. (1901 - 1990)

Irving R. Gower, 89, Route 1, Granton, died Sunday, May 27, 1990, at 11:40 a.m. at St. Joseph's Hospice Care Unit, Marshfield. Funeral services were held Wednesday, May 30, 1990, at Gilbertson Funeral Home, Granton. Rev. Thomas LaChapelle officiated the service. Burial was in the Neillsville City Cemetery. Pallbearers were Wayne Gower, Mike Bitner, Marvin Lattimer, James Bitner, Bill Beeckler and Ron McBride.

Irving Gower was born Feb. 26, 1901, in Alma Center, to Lee and Ida (Wilding) Gower. He received his education at Houghtonberg. He began farming after school in Alma Center. He moved to Granton in 1935, and farmed there until his retirement in 1965.

Survivors include one sister, Mrs. Theo Crume, Neillsville and one brother, Glen Gower, Marshfield.

Gilbertson Funeral Home, Granton, was in charge of the arrangements.



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