Willard Bill Ross Bowers(06/18/1919 - 07/09/2012)

Willard "Bill" Ross Bowers

June 18, 1919 ~ July 9, 2012

CASTROVILLE - Willard "Bill" Ross Bowers passed away quietly on July 9, 2012. Bill was born on June 18, 1919 in Battle Creek, Michigan. He was predeceased by his wife, Kaethe Bowers. He is survived by one sister, Evelyn Thiel of Florida and was predeceased by six brothers and sisters. He is survived by his son, Harry Bowers of Seaside; his daughter, Ursula (Paul) Platte-Sexton of Prunedale; five granddaughters, six great grandchildren, two great-great grandchildren and two nieces. Bill proudly served in the U.S. Army for over 23 years and retired from Civil Service after 20 years of service.

Services will be held on Monday, July 16, 2012 at 2:00pm at the Seaside Funeral Home Chapel, 1915 Ord Grove Avenue in Seaside. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to The SPCA for Monterey County or Animal Friends Rescue Project in Pacific Grove. The family would like to thank Lita and Mike Williams and their staff at The Shepherd's Inn in Castroville for their loving care over the last four years.

Condolences may be written to the family at www.seasidefunerals.com.

Funeral Home

Mission Memorial Park and Seaside Funeral Home
1915 Ord Grove Ave Seaside, CA 93955
(831) 394-1481

Published in The Monterey Herald on July 12, 2012