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Bowers, Florence (nee Olson) 85, of Charlotte, North Carolina, formerly of Lake Forest, died February 24, 2014. She was born in Superior, Wisconsin and earned a Master's Degree in Entomology from the University of Michigan. She is survived by daughters, Lesly (Dennis Spring) Bowers and Janet (Randy) Slater; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and a sister, Lenore Sommers. She was predeceased by her son, Robert; and her parents, Leslie and Catherine Olson. Florence was a dedicated volunteer, serving on numerous civic and community boards. She loved to travel and was a teacher in several schools, including St. James in Highwood. Her many interests included bridge, gardening, and all types of skilled hand work. She was a very cheerful person, was dearly loved and will be greatly missed. After a funeral mass at Church of St. Mary in Lake Forest on March 3, she was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery. Memorials sent to St. James School would be appreciated.
Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication from Mar. 6 to Mar. 12, 2014
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