83, of 275 E. Carl Sandburg Dr., Galesburg, IL died at 1:40 AM Saturday, June 24, 2006 at the Marigold Rehabilitation and Health Care Center. She was born on December 23, 1922 in Peoria, IL to Charles and Agnes Wilson Templeman. She married John W. Bowers in Peoria on June 1, 1947. He preceded her in death on August 30, 2003.
She is survived by a son, Donald (and Pam) Bowers of Galesburg. She was preceded in death by a brother and a sister.
She was a homemaker who loved to sew, crochet and bake. She was a member of the Harmony Baptist Church in Galesburg where she was active in the Women for Missions Group.
Graveside services will be 11:00 AM Wednesday, June 28, 2006 in the Prairie City (IL) Cemetery with Rev. Robert Eshleman officiating. Visitation will be from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM Tuesday, June 27, 2006 at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Galesburg Chapel. Memorials may be made to the Harmony Baptist Church. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.