Funeral services for Everette Eugene Bowman, 90, Lawrence will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, March 8, 2016 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Lawrence. Military burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery. He passed away Friday, March 4, 2016 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
Everette was born August 1, 1925 in Collins, IA the son of Raymond William and Elizabeth Rebecca (Meyers) Bowman.
He served his country in the United States Navy during WWII as a Seaman 1st Class.
He received his Master’s Degree from Drake University.
He was a member of the Trinity Lutheran church and enjoyed working with his hands.
He was a School Administrator with the Bureau of Indian Affairs for 32 years until he retired.
He married Thelma Sadie August 31, 1948 in Radcliffe, IA. She survives of the home.
Other survivors include his son, Jim (Darlene) Bowman, Windsor, CO; two daughters, Elizabeth “Liz” Bowman, Kansas City, MO, Bonnie (Bill) Moss, Lawrence; and sister Joyce (Max) Buck, Marshalltown, IA. He was preceded in death by his siblings Larry and Colleen.
The family will greet friends at 10 a.m. one hour prior to the service on Tuesday at the Trinity Lutheran Church.
Memorials may be made in his name to the charity of donor’s choice and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary.