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Obituary for Irma J. Bowman

Irma J.  Bowman
Irma J. Bowman, 95, of Eustis, Florida; formerly of Edwardsburg, Michigan; died April 28, 2021, in Tavares, Florida. She was born January 23, 1926, in Niles, Michigan; the daughter of Lester F. Hartman and Flora (Moore) Hartman.

She graduated from Niles High School in the class of 1944. On September 1, 1945, at the United Church in Cassopolis, Michigan; she was joined in marriage to Alvin A. Bowman; son of Roscoe H. Bowman and Almeda (McClure) Bowman. Together they raised three children.

Irma was an avid genealogist, spending many years researching and documenting their family history; for which her family is dearly grateful. She also enjoyed knitting, sewing, jig saw puzzles, cards and board games. She was generous to all of her family by establishing life-long family traditions, making hand-crafted items, as well as teaching her skills to her growing family.

She was a devout Christian beginning in early childhood, a member of the Union Protestant Church of Dailey, later at Pleasantview Church of Christ; and encouraged all of her family in developing their faith.

Irma is survived by her husband, Alvin, their two sons; Larry (Nancy) Bowman and James (Carol) Bowman of Edwardsburg. Her daughter, Kathy (Bill) Purdy-Knight of Eustis, Florida, who lovingly provided care in their home for the past several years. She is also survived by four grandchildren, eighteen great grandchildren, and six great great grandchildren, brother Don Hartman of Arizona and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Betty McIntyre; and grandson, James E. Bowman, Jr.
Cremation has taken place, burial will be at Brookside Cemetery, Dailey, Cassopolis, Michigan. A memorial service will be held in Michigan at a later date.

Memorial contributions can be made to St. Jude’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38102.

Arrangements are being provided by Beyers Funeral Home, Umatilla, Florida.


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