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Herman E. Bowers

December 6, 1923 December 22, 2010
Herman E. Bowers
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Herman E. Bowers, age 87, of Eaton, OH passed away Wednesday, December 22, 2010 at Vancrest Health Care Center, Eaton, OH. He was born December 6, 1923 in Arlington, OH to the late Paul E. and Olive (Seibel) Bowers. Herman was a graduate of Brookville High School and Indiana University East, graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree in business administration and accounting; he was a longtime Preble county farmer; drove a school bus for the Eaton Community Schools; was an office manager for the Farm Credit Bureau of Montgomery County; and was a longtime member of the New Hope United Methodist Church, New Hope, OH. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his son Brent Bowers; and brothers Maynard and Gerald Bowers. He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Edna Bowers of Eaton, OH; son and daughter-in-law Doug and Jill Bowers of Brookville, OH; brothers and sisters-in-law Royce and Donna Bowers of Richmond, IN and Chester and Anna Bowers of Gettysburg, OH; sister and brother-in-law Esther and Wayne Williams of Lynn, IN; grandchildren Sarah Keefe, Mark Bowers, Rachel Leis, and Jennifer Necessary; great grandchildren Jerin Necessary, Gabrilla Necessary, Joshua Necessary, Erin Keefe and Owen Keefe; and special caregivers Joe and Elaine Renner and their children Kellie, Brandon and Alan. Friends will be received from 12:00 Noon until time of funeral services at 1:00 P.M. on Monday, December 27, 2010 at the New Hope United Methodist Church, U.S. Route 35, New Hope, OH with Rev. Jeffery Blair and Pastor Kathy O’Donnell officiating. Burial will be in Arlington Cemetery, Brookville, OH. Memorial contributions may be made to New Hope United Methodist Church, 3330 Upshur-Northern Road, Eaton, OH 45320. Online condolences and other remembrances may be sent to the family by visiting

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