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Leta Bowers

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Leta May Bowers, 78, of College City, CA, passed away on September 11, 2016. She was born August 17, 1938 in Oroville, California, to Harry 'Hap' Owen and Mary Newell.

In 1956, Leta married her husband of 60 years, Willis "Bill" Bowers and raised their family in College City.

In her early years, she was an avid bowler in the Women's League at Riverside Lanes. Leta and her husband knew how to western swing dance and they were the 'Ozzy and Harriet' of Western Swing. She enjoyed playing Bingo, and having lunch with her "Lunch Ladies".

Leta is survived by her children Steve (Linda) Bowers, of Colusa, and Julie (Kevin) Parker, of Sweet Home, Oregon. She is also survived by her grandchildren Lindsey Bowers, Jennifer Arant, Joseph Bowers, and Katie Bowers; and great-grandchildren Jade Bowers, Kaden Ockerman, Madison Bowers, Jaxson Bowers, and Avery Rodriguez. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews who loved her dearly.

A Celebration of Leta's Life will be held at 1:00 PM on Saturday, September 17, 2016 at the Colusa Fairgrounds in the Commuinty Center 1303 10th Street Colusa.

In Lieu of Flowers, the family asks that all donations be made to the Arbuckle Fire Department, PO Box 727, Arbuckle, CA 95912.

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Published in Appeal Democrat on Sept. 16, 2016
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