BETTY ANN BOWERS, 92, died on Friday, Dec. 7, 2012, at VNA Hospice House, Vero Beach, Fla. Born in Milan Center, Ind., she was the daughter of Adolph and Ella Brueggemann. She was a resident of Sebastian, Fla. for more than 20 years, having come from Angola. Surviving are her son, Terry (Cyndy) Bowers of Antwerp, Ohio; daughters, Phyllis (Jerry) Kennerk and Becky Bowers, both of Sebastian, Fla., and Jan (Mo) Barghouty of Barefoot Bay, Fla.; daughter-in-law, JoAnn Bowers of Fort Wayne; sister, Donna (Robert) Dinkmeyer of Palos Heights, Ill.; 11 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband, George W. Bowers; and son, Barry W. Bowers. A memorial service will be held at a later date in Indiana. Burial will be alongside her husband in Marion National Cemetery, Marion, Ind. Memorial contributions may be made to VNA Hospice House, 901 37th St., Vero Beach, FL 32960. Arrangements are by Seawinds Funeral Home, Sebastian, Fla. A guestbook is available at

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735 South Fleming Street Sebastian, FL 32958
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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Dec. 16, 2012