Donald E. Bowers

Monday, October 13, 2003

HIGHLAND ---- Donald E. Bowers, 80, of Highland, Ind., passed away Saturday, Oct. 11, 2003.

Born in Linton, he was the son of George and Margaret (Gilmour) Bowers.

He was retired from U.S. Steel and Leigh Cement Company. He was a former member of First United Methodist Church of Griffith, and was a veteran of the U.S. Army in World War II.

Survivors include, two daughters, Christine Bowers of Highland and Brenda and Jim Kaczka of Munster; two sons, Jeff and Nancy Bowers of Lexington, S.C., and Scott Bowers of Highland; and five grandchildren, Amy, Rachel, Jennifer, Natalie and Nathaniel.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Norma Jean Bowers in 1990, and a great aunt of Linton.

Funeral service will be at Kuiper Funeral Home Chapel of Highland at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday with the Rev. Stephen D. Kosinski officiating. Burial will follow at Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens, in Schereville, Ind.

Friends may call at the funeral home from 2-4 p.m. and 6-9 p.m. on today.