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Mary E. Hunter Bowman


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Mary E. Hunter Bowman Obituary
Mary Elizabeth Hunter Bowman 1912-2018

Mary was born in Manchester Indiana on May 21, 1912, the 7th child of R.C. and Elma Hollinger. The family moved to Alberta, Canada, then to Washington State and finally to Inglewood, CA. After high school Mary fulfilled her dream of attending laVerne College. There she met Sidney Hunter and they were married 67 years. They lived on an orange orchard. Mary was active in the First Christian Church in Pomona and she taught 3rd grade in San Dimas. They traveled to many places in the USA and overseas.

After Sidney passed away Mary moved to Hillcrest where she met Loren Bowman in the water excercise class. They both attended the Bretheren church. They were happily married for five years until Loren passed away. Loren's family were a very special family to Mary.

Mary is survived by two daughters, Marilyn and Margaret, and grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren. Education was important to Mary and she encouraged all the children to attend college.

Celebration of life will be June 30, 2018 at 2:00 pm. At Hillcrest Retirement Community 2705 Mountain View Dr. LaVerne, CA.

Memorial gifts may be given to Hillcrest Retirement Community for the good Samaritan Fund.
Published in Inland Valley Daily Bulletin on June 24, 2018
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