Sgt. Kenneth E. Bower, 48, resident of Vacaville, Calif., was born May 4, 1961 in Springfield, Mass. He passed away at the VA Living Center in Martinez, Calif., on Dec. 18.
Mr. Bower proudly served his country for six years as a communications computer systems operator for the United States Air Force.
Mr. Bower is survived by his children, Nicole and Randy; his parents, Barbara and Gene Schrader of Vacaville, Calif.; his father, William Bower of Nevada; his sisters, Karen Juilfs of Vacaville and Susan Waggoner of Scottsdale, Ariz.; and by one nephew and three nieces.
Cremation will be in Emeryville, Calif. Details for interment have not been confirmed at this time. He will be laid to rest with full Military Honors at Sacramento Valley National Cemetery in Dixon, Calif.
Mr. Bower belonged to the Paralyzed Veterans of America. The family requests in lieu of flowers, donations be made in his name to Paralyzed Veterans of America: www.pva.org.