Obituary of Nelson F. Bowman
Passed away peacefully at his residence in Hawkesville on Saturday, April 27, 2019, at the age of 83. Nelson was the husband of Susannah (Martin) Bowman. Father of Esther and David Martin of Wallenstein, Nancy and Alvin Gingrich of Lindsay, MaryAnn and Mervin Martin of RR 4, Listowel, Lovina and Josiah Weber of RR 4, Listowel, and Henry and Ada Bowman of Hawkesville. Grandfather of 29 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Survived by his siblings Mary Bowman, Annie Bowman, and John and Nancy Bowman, all of Linwood, and sister-in-law Nancy Martin of Hawkesville. Predeceased by his son Levi (2017) and his parents Jacob and Leavea (Frey) Bowman.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, April 28, 2019 from 2-6 p.m. and Monday, April 29, 2019 from 1-5 p.m. at his home, 3727 Ament Line, Hawkesville. A family service will take place at his home on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at 9 a.m., then to Linwood Mennonite Meeting House for burial and public service. Arrangements entrusted to the Dreisinger Funeral Home, Elmira.
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