Nancy Bowers

Bowers, Nancy Ann

Nancy Ann Bowers, (nee Kersten), Kaukauna, age 75, died peacefully on Sunday, June 15, 2014 at Cherry Meadows with her family by her side. She was born September 9, 1938 in Kaukauna, WI, daughter of the late Albert and Josephine (Eppinger) Kersten. On May 15, 1959 Nancy married Clarence Bowers at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Kaukauna. The couple lived in Kaukauna their entire married lives. Nancy worked at Parkside Care Center, retiring after 25 years of service. She enjoyed crafts, card making, 4 wheeling and spending time up north with family. Nancy was a member of Holy Cross Catholic Church in Kaukauna.

She is survived by her husband of 55 years Clarence, Kaukauna; their children: Dean (Pam) Bowers, Dale (Sue) Bowers, Don (Lori) Bowers, and Lorie (Mike) Beyer; 6 grandchildren: Nicole (Jon) Blaskowski, Ashley Beyer, Charlie Bowers, Brian (Nichole) Mauthe, Kelly (Matt) Hoppe, and Ryan Blaser; 9 great-grandchildren: Maison, Harper and Van, Libby, Rosie, Audrey, and Celia, Lincoln and Evy; 3 brothers and sisters-in-law: Ray (Bonnie), Bob (Mary) and Mike (Carrie); 4 sisters and brothers-in-law: Charlotte (Junior) Bloy, Joan Jaeckels, Betty Kersten, and Marion Zwick. She is further survived by her husband's family: Arlene Blair, "Bud" (Eleanor) Bowers, Roseanne (Bob) Bastian, Ann Bowers, Margaret Bowers, and Mary Jane Bowers.

She was preceded in death by a brother at birth, Albert and a brother-in-law, Jim Jaeckels.

The Memorial Services for Nancy will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 19, 2014 at HOLY CROSS CATHOLIC CHURCH, 309 Desnoyer St., Kaukauna with Msgr. James Vanden Hogen officiating. Friends will be received at BOETTCHER FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, 2401 Fieldcrest Dr., Kaukauna on Wednesday from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and again directly at church on Thursday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the mass. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund is being established in her name.

The family wishes to express sincere thanks to the entire staff of Cherry Meadows Hospice for their compassionate care and concern.

Funeral Home

Boettcher Family Funeral Home
2401 Fieldcrest Drive Kaukauna, WI 54130

Published in Appleton Post-Crescent from June 16 to June 17, 2014