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MSGT Lowell E. Bowman (retired)

CRESTLINE: MSGT Lowell E. Bowman (retired), 78, of Crestline, died Saturday, February 8, 2014 at Galion Community Hospital after being ill since July.

Lowell was born in Plymouth on April 2, 1935 to the late Paul and Eldene (Trauger) Bowman. He married Barbara J. Bowman on December, 17, 1982 and she survives him.

Lowell served for 22 years in the U. S. Army, retiring as a Master Sergeant. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War and served many posts around the world. He subsequently retired as an owner/operator of Bowman Trucking after 28 years. He was a member of the Crestline VFW # 2920, Crestline Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie # 859, Galion American Legion Scarbrough Post # 243, Galion AMVETS Post # 1979, Stats in Crestline, the DAV and the NRA. Lowell enjoyed many things including his family, spending time on his computer and watching Fox News.

He is survived by two daughters and two sons; Angie (Rex) Coste of San Antonio, TX, Jason (Treasa) Nuttall of Mount Vernon, Dale Eicher and his friend Donna Hudson of Galion and Cynthia Carroll of Crestline, four grandchildren; Mikayla and Zach Carroll and Brittny and Cierra Nuttall, his brother Tom Bowman of Shelby and his sister Nancy Bowman of Mansfield.

He was preceded in death by his granddaughter Bridgette Newcome.

Friends may call Wednesday February 12, 2014 from 11AM until the time of funeral service at 1 PM at the Mark A. Schneider Funeral Home, Crestline with Rev. Charles Carrier officiating. Burial will follow in Crawford County Memory Gardens, Crestline with full military honors provided by the U. S. Army and the Crestline/Galion area veterans organizations.

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Published in the News Journal on Feb. 11, 2014
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