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Larry D. Bowers age 76

Posted: 17 October, 2012

Funeral services for Larry D. Bowers age 76 of Winside will be held at the United Methodist Church in Winside on Friday October 19th at 10:30 a.m.  He passed away Tuesday at Providence Medical Center in Wayne.Visitation will be held at

the United Methodist Church in Winside on Thursday from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. with family present. Interment will be in Pleasant View Cemetery in Winside. Memorials may be directed to the United Methodist Church in Winside.
Officiate: Rev. Judy Carlson
 In Loving Memory
(76) Larry D. Bowers (Of Winside)
April 5, 1936        Winside, Nebraska
Entered Into Rest
October 16, 2012  Wayne, Nebraska
(Providence Medical Center)
A Christian Service
United Methodist Church Winside, Nebraska
Friday        10:30 a.m.        October 19, 2012
Pastor Judy Carlson
“In The Garden”
”How Great Thou Art”    “Amazing Grace”
Jennifer Cleveland
Honorary Pallbearers
Larry and Shirley’s Grandchildren
Active Pallbearers
  Brian Bowers   Barry Bowers   Trever Hartmann
  Brad Roberts    Wesley Wares     Ryan Hallowell  
  Jerry Helgoth                                        Curt Topf
Pleasant View Cemetery
Winside, Nebraska
Hasemann Funeral Homes
Larry Don Bowers was born April 05, 1936, to Bernie and Irene (Weddingfeld) Bowers on a farm north of Winside.  He graduated from Winside High School in 1954.  Larry married Shirley Hampton June 18, 1955 at the United Methodist Church in Carroll.  The couple lived in Omaha where Larry was a plumber for Union Pacific Railroad until 1957, when they moved to a farm near Truman, MN.  They returned to farm near Winside in 1967.  Larry was a member of the United Methodist Church in Winside where he served as an usher, Chairman of the Building Committee, and many other church committees.  He enjoyed farming, camping, NASCAR, cards, the Huskers, and most of all his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.   
    Larry is survived by his wife, Shirley; their sons, Daniel  (Teri) Bowers, Robert (Janice) Bowers, and Richard (June) Bowers, all of Winside; eleven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; siblings, Dennis (Lois) Bowers of Winside, Gary (Barbara) Bowers of Hartington, and Karen Hartmann of Winside; nieces, nephews, and cousins.       
    Larry was preceded in death by his parents, Bernie and Irene Bowers; brother-in-law, Owen “Tuffy” Hartmann; and parents-in-law, James and Maude Hampton.
    Larry’s family appreciates your thoughts and kindness and invites you to lunch in the Winside City Auditorium following the committal service.
Arrangements with Hasemann Funeral Home of Winside.
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