ORVAL E. BOWKER HAMMOND, IN
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Orval "Gene or Red" E. Bowker, age 72 of Hammond, U.S. Army Veteran of the Vietnam War, passed away on Saturday, July 6, 2013. Beloved husband of the late Sharon S. Bowker (nee Sutton); loving father of Edward E. Bowker of Hammond, Howard E. Bowker of Hammond and Twila D. (James) Dutcher; proud grandfather of James Bowker and Kaleb Dutcher; cherished brother of Patricia (late George) Watson, the late Margaret (late Chuck) Trent, the late Emma "Joan" (Pete) Strickland, Helen (late Ralph) Hoffrogge, Lora Bowker, and Ruth (late Jim) Begesha; fond uncle of many nieces and nephews; and special friend of Sue Greichunos. Gene was a driver with Teamster Local 142 and was a member of the American Legion Post 777. Gene loved his rock and roll. Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 10:30 AM at LaHAYNE FUNERAL HOME, 6955 Southeastern Ave., Hammond. Interment at Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens, Schererville. Friends are invited to meet with the family on Wednesday, July 10, 2013 from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM at LaHAYNE FUNERAL HOME. For further information regarding services, please contact LaHAYNE FUNERAL HOME at (219) 845-3600 or visit our web site at: www.lahaynefuneralhome.com
LaHayne Funeral Home - Hammond
6955 Southeastern Avenue Hammond, IN 46324
Published in The Times from July 9 to July 10, 2013