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Ruth Bowyer Lohrman

July 30, 1927 — November 9, 2017

Ruth Bowyer Lohrman

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RUTH NAOMI (HOPPER) (BOWYER) LOHRMAN, 90   OF NEW WAVERLY,PASSED AWAY ON NOVEMBER 9, 2017 AT MILLER’S MERRY MANOR, LOGANSPORT.

SHE WAS BORN ON JULY 30, 1927 IN LOGANSPORT TO GEORGE AND FLORANCE (KNIGHT) HOPPER.ON SEPTEMBER 15, 1946 SHE WAS MARRIED TO GERALD KEITH BOWYER JR., WHOM PASSED AWAY ON OCTOBER 31, 1997. THEN ON DECEMBER 15, 2001 SHE MARRIED WAYNE LOHRMAN, WHOM PASSED AWAY ON JANUARY15, 2013.

SHE GRADUATED FROM LOGANSPORT HIGH SCHOOL IN 1945.  SHE WORKED IN RETAIL AT   KRESGE’S DIME STORE. SHE WAS A STAY AT HOME MOM, TO HER CHILDREN. SHE WAS A MEMBER OF THE NEW WAVERLY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH. SHE AND KEITH ENJOYED GOING CAMPING FOR MANY YEARS AND SHE AND WAYNE WENT CAMPING ALSO.

SHE IS SURVIVED BY A SON, NELSON K. BOWYER, PERU; DAUGHTER, SUSAN J. (CONRAD) BREWER, LOGANSPORT; FOUR GRANDSONS AND THEIR FAMILIES, MARC (KRISTINA), JASON (SARA),  BRANDON (LORYE) AND JOE (AMY); GREAT GRANDSONS, JOHNATHON, ALEX, MARC JR. AND RYAN; GREAT GRANDDAUGHTERS FAYTHE, HOPE AND BRIANNA; STEP-SON EDWIN (HILARY) LOHRMAN; SEVERAL STEP GRAND CHILDREN; AND SEVERAL STEP GREAT GRANDCHILDREN; ONE BROTHER, HAROLD AND ONE SISTER, WANDA; SEVERAL NIECES AND NEPHEWS.

SHE IS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY HER PARENTS, FOUR BROTHERS, TWO SISTERS, A SON, DAUGHTER-IN-LAW AND A GREAT GRANDDAUGHTER, HER IN-LAWS GERALD KEITH SR. AND GLADYS V. (SHAW) BOWYER AND STEP-DAUGHTER.

A CELEBRATION OF LIFE WILL BE HELD AT 1:00 PM ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2017 IN THE GUNDRUM FUNERAL HOME WITH PASTOR JASON BOWYER OFFICIATING. BURIAL WILL FOLLOW IN EVER-REST MEMORIAL PARK, LOGANSPORT.

VISITATION WILL BE HELD FROM 5:00 – 7:00 PM ON MONDAY, NOVEMBER 13, ALSO IN THE FUNERAL HOME.

MEMORIALS MAY BE MADE TO THE NEW WAVERLY FIRE DEPARTMENT.


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