Beaverton Historical Society
Gladwin County Obituary/Death Notice
Donald C. Bower

   Donald C. Bower, 66, of Beaverton, died Saturday, Feb. 2, 2002 at MidMichigan Medical Center-Midland following a short illness. Born Aug. 8, 1935 in Midland, he was the son of Carl and Alice (Fritz) Bower. He was a lifetime resident of Gladwin County. Donald married Joyce (Sian), Dec. 19, 1953 in Sanford. He worked as an engineer for The Dow Chemical Company in Midland, retiring in 1987 after 20 years. He was a member of the Albright Shores Eagles Aerie 3655.

  Besides his wife he is survived by one son, Steven and wife Susan Bower of Coleman; one daughter, Lori and husband Mark Doud of Beaverton; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; two sisters, Betty and husband Harlan Kidder of Maine and Virginia and husband Robin Bard of Beaverton; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; one daughter, Debra Myers; one sister, Bonnie Hammond; and one brother, Clair Hammond.

  Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, Feb. 4 at the Arbutus Cemetery in Beaverton. Memorial contributions may be made to the Pardee Cancer Fund. Hall Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements..

{Note: Actual Recorded Date of Death is: 02/2/2002. Name: Donald C. Bower}
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Arbutus Cemetery, Gladwin, MI
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Gladwin County Record, Gladwin, MI
P:2 C:4
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January 2005
Tom Ladner
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