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Obituary for Alvin A. Bowman

Alvin A.  Bowman
Alvin A. Bowman, 96, of Eustis, Florida, formerly of Edwardsburg, Michigan; died April 29, 2021, in Tavares, Florida. He was born February 12, 1925, in Eau Claire, Michigan; the son of Roscoe H. Bowman and Almeda (McClure) Bowman.

His early schooling was in Eau Claire; graduating from Niles High School in 1943. Following his schooling he served and was honorably discharged from the US Army.

On September 1, 1945 in Cassopolis, Michigan at the parsonage of the United Church; he was married to Irma Jean Hartman, daughter of Lester F. Hartman and Flora (Moore) Hartman. Together they raised three children.

Alvin was employed by Studebaker Corporation and Place & Company Builders; in South Bend, Indiana, and retired from Henkel & McCoy in Elkhart, Indiana. He was a member of Pleasantview Church of Christ in Cassopolis. A life member of the Edwardsburg Conservation Club, a hard worker and steadfast friend; enjoying hunting and ice fishing with family and friends.

He is survived by sons, Larry (Nancy) and James (Carol) Bowman; both of Edwardsburg and their daughter Kathy (Bill) Purdy-Knight, of Eustis, Florida; who lovingly provided care in their home for the last several years. He is also survived by four grandchildren, eighteen great grandchildren and six great great grandchildren, many nieces and nephews, as well as a brother-in-law, Don Hartman, of Arizona and a sister-in-law, Lois Bowman of Cassopolis.

He was preceded in death by his wife Irma, April 28, 2021; brothers, Edward Bowman in WW2 and Arthur Bowman in 2020, as well as grandson, James E. Bowman, Jr. in 2013.

According to his wishes, cremation has taken place and interment will be at Brookside Cemetery, Dailey, Cassopolis, Michigan. A memorial service will take place in Michigan at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.

Arrangements are being provided by Beyers Funeral Home, Umatilla, Florida.


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