Mary R. Bowman 1923 - 2009

Leavenworth — Services for Mary R. Bowman, 86, Leavenworth, were Tuesday, March 3, at Quisenberry Funeral Home, Tonganoxie. Burial was in Hubbel Hill Cemetery, Tonganoxie.
Mrs. Bowman died Saturday, Feb. 28, 2009, at Providence Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan.
She was born Feb. 2, 1923, in Peterhead, Scotland, the daughter of John and Georgina Cordiner Ross. She was a homemaker and worked in restaurants and a dress store. She was a 50-year member of Trinity United Methodist Church, Leavenworth.
She married Claude Bowman on Oct. 20, 1940, in Las Vegas. He died Nov. 30, 1990.
Survivors include two sons, John Bowman, Forsyth, Mo., and Jack Bowman, Lansing; two daughters, Claudia VanDruff, Basehor, and Diana Freeman, Arkadelphia, Ark.; and nine grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials to Trinity United Methodist Church, sent in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box 993, Tonganoxie, KS 66086.
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