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Obituary Condolences

G. Richard (Dick) Bowen, age 90, a resident of Albuquerque, NM, passed away peacefully on the 23rd of Feb., 2012. Greatly loved by his family, he is survived by his wife of 65 years, Jeannine Skinner Bowen; his three daughters and their spouses, Leslie Bowen and Dennis Bley of Oakton, VA, Betsy and Chris Greco of Albuquerque, NM, and Sarah and Jesus Garcia of Albuquerque, NM. He is also survived by his five granddaughters Katrina Ford (Tommy), Kallista Bley, Liza Bley, Jessica Benowitz (Michael) and Emma Whitehurst. Dick was born Nov. 5, 1921, in Lorain, OH. He graduated as class president from Lorain High School in 1940. He received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Northwestern University in 1947. An avid athlete, Dick earned the spot of catcher for the Northwestern baseball team. He was a member of Gamma Beta Chapter of Sigma Nu fraternity. He proudly served as Lt (JG) in the U. S. Navy during WWII, commanding an LCT in the Mediterranean. Dick obtained his CPA at the University of Illinois in 1951 and worked as an accountant primarily in the film and advertising industry. He served as treasurer on many boards including the Chicago Advertising Club and the United Methodist Church of Barrington, IL. Dick and Jeannine were long-time residents of Barrington, IL where they raised their girls and were active members of the community and of the United Methodist Church. They retired to Albuquerque in 1992. Dick had a love of golf, gardening, and travel. For friends who wish, memorial contributions may be made to Heartland Hospice Services, 4001 Indian School Rd., Suite 300, Albuquerque, NM 87110 or The , New Mexico Chapter, 9500 Montgomery Blvd. NE, Suite 121, Albuquerque, NM 87111. Condolences may be sent to the family at PO Box 21148, Albuquerque, NM 87154. Please visit our online guestbook for Richard at FRENCH, 7121 Wyoming Blvd. NE (505) 823-9400
Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication on Feb. 26, 2012
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