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Marilyn J. Bowman 1929-2013

Aug 6, 2013

Funeral service for Marilyn J. Bowman will be held Tuesday, Aug. 6, at 10 a.m. at Zion Lutheran Church in Ayrshire. The Rev. Neil Hayen will officiate.

Interment will be in Silver Lake Cemetery, Ayrshire. The Martin-Mattice Funeral Home in Emmetsburg is in charge of arrangements.

Visitation will be held Tuesday morning from 9 to 10 a.m. at Zion Lutheran Church in Ayrshire.

On July 30, 2013, Marilyn Jeannine Bowman went home to be with her Savior and Lord Jesus Christ, husband, Bob Bowman, daughter, Sherry Clark, parents, Herb and Bertha (Mangold) Mohr, sister, Ruth Goodchild, sisters-in-law, Ruth Mohr and Joyce Mohr, brother-in-law, Bud Goodchild, foster son, Dale Pomeroy, and numerous sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law.

Marilyn was born in Sioux Rapids, on Feb. 6, 1929 and grew up in Ayrshire. She was baptized and confirmed at Zion Lutheran Church and was a lifetime member. Marilyn received her education at Ayrshire Consolidated School.

She married Bob Bowman, on Sept. 28, 1947. They made their home in Ayrshire until retiring to Fairmont, MN in 1995. Marilyn helped Bob with a lot of carpentry work and drove school bus for 37 years. She also cooked at the Ayrshire School and Stub’s Ranch Kitchen.

She is survived by daughter, Gayle (Steve) Zoch; sister, Dolores (Norm) Laue; brother, Darrold Mohr; brother, Harley (Ruby) Mohr, precious grandchildren, Jeremy (Jenette) Zoch, Justin (Whitney) Zoch, Allison Zoch (fianc, Dave Levy), Ryan (Katherine) Clark, Ashley (Ryan) Smith, Whitney (Joshua) Smith, and Blake Clark; 11 dear great-grandchildren; son-in-law, Larry Clark; sister-in-law, Shirley Smith; brother-in-law, Junior Bowman; daughter-in-law, Brenda Pomeroy and her sons, Casey, Shane and Calvin; numerous nieces and nephews.

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