BOWERS, Dana Andrew
Dana Bowers was born in Sacramento, California on December 9, 1936 and passed away surrounded by loved ones on June 19, 2014. He is survived by his loving wife, Cleone; his son Charles Bowers and step-children Jan and Dave Famestad, Julie and Donny Graham, and Rich and Rachinda Keith. Also survived by his nine grandchildren Alexander, Joshua, Shanna, Matthew, Jessica, Daniel, William, Taylor and Zachary; and great granddaughter Samantha. Preceded in death by parents H. Dana and Bluebell Bowers.
Dana served in the U.S. Navy, graduated from American River College and retired from McClellan Air Force Base. He was a musician, accomplished equestrian, avid craftsman and loved boating at Englebright Lake. Dana dearly loved his family and friends and will be greatly missed by all who knew him. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, June 25 at 1:30 pm at Sunrise Community Church, 8321 Greenback Lane in Fair Oaks. Please bring your favorite memory to share. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made directly to Sunrise Community Church or the Wounded Warrior Project.
Published in The Sacramento Bee on June 25, 2014