Funeral services for Monte Bowers, 90, De Soto, KS, will be held at 3:00 p.m. Friday, November 20, 2020 at Warren-McElwain Mortuary – Eudora Chapel in Eudora, KS. The family will greet friends following the service. Due to Covid-19 social distancing will be observed and masks will be required for attendance at this service. Monte passed away on Monday, November 16, 2020 at his home.
Monte was born on January 2, 1930 in Linwood, KS the son of Joe and Eunice (Curtiss) Bowers.
He was a police officer and later worked with Iron Worker’s Union. Monte and Becky owned and operated Penny Annie’s in Lawrence for a number of years. Monte enjoyed flying and kept up on his pilot license, he enjoyed hunting and was a gun enthusiast. He always loved spending time with his grandchildren.
He married Bessie “Becky” Evans on September 12, 1966 in Miami, Oklahoma. She preceded him in death on October 25, 2012.
Survivors include his daughters, Monica Bowers, and Kathy Bolling; his son, Eric Bowers; his grandchildren, Emily & Gunnar Istas and many other grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. He was also preceded in death by his children, David, Chuck, Lisa and his brothers, Jack, Bill, and Bud.