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Ora Lea Ellen Bowers


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Ora Lea Ellen Bowers Obituary
Ora Lea Ellen Bowers
Ora Lea Ellen Bowers was born December 27, 1918 in Natoma, Kansas and passed away February 20, 2018 in La Verne, CA. She was the first of two daughters of Glen B. and Blanche Porter.
Ora Lea, husband Eugene and four sons lived at 1655 Fifth St. La Verne for 54 years. Ora Lea taught elementary school for many years in the Bonita School District and Charter Oak School District which she retired from in 1983. Ora Lea was a member of the La Verne Church of the Brethren, American Association of University Women mentoring program and League of Women Voters. She took great pride in her flower gardens around the house.
Ora Lea is survived by her sister Imogene Hanawalt of La Verne along with three sons – Larry of Merced, Stephen of Chandler, AZ and Bill of Bakersfield. She has seven grandsons, 2 grand daughters and fourteen great grand children and 1 great-great granddaughter. She was preceded in death by her parents Glen and Blanche, her husband Eugene, her son Daniel and grandson Bruce.
A Memorial Service will be planned in the future at Hillcrest Retirement Community in La Verne, California.
In lieu of flowers Ora Lea would prefer that you make donations to the Brethren Disaster Services in care of La Verne Church of the Brethren.
Published in Inland Valley Daily Bulletin on Mar. 4, 2018
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