Ella P. Bowers Spayde
Mansfield - Ella P. Bowers Spayde, of Mansfield, passed away Monday afternoon February 22, 2021 at South Baldwin Regional Medical Center in Foley, Alabama. She was 99.
The daughter of Anton and Sophia (Freund) Vogel, Ella was born November 2, 1921 in Mansfield and graduated from Mansfield Senior High School.
For over 20 years, she worked in the cafeteria for Clear Fork Schools.
Ella was a member of Ontario Christian Fellowship. She enjoyed reading, playing scrabble, and even followed PGA on television. A great cook, Ella often prepared meals from scratch. Family favorites included strudel, sauerkraut and meatballs, strawberry pie and pineapple pie.
Ella will be remembered as a loving and caring wife, mom and grandma.
She is survived by her sons Roger (Peggy) Bowers of Rio Rico, Arizona, Ted (Dana) Bowers of Foley, Alabama, Ed (Flor) Bowers of Costa Rica; daughter-in-law Pat Bowers of Centerville, Indiana; 11 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren; step children Becky (Bill) Banks, Dan (Carol) Spayde, and Dave Spayde; numerous step grandchildren and step great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and extended family.
She was preceded in death by her first husband C. Walter Bowers who passed away in 1993 and second husband Don Spayde who passed away in 2000; son David Bowers; seven sisters and three brothers.
Public visitation will be held Monday, March 1, 2021 from 12-2 pm in the Bellville Snyder Funeral Home. Funeral services will be private. Friends may view Ella's funeral on Monday at 2 pm via live-stream through the Bellville Snyder Funeral Homes Facebook Page. Pastor Marc Brunn will officiate and burial will be in Zion Four Corners Cemetery.
Online condolences may be made by visiting: SnyderFuneralHomes.com
Published by News Journal from Feb. 25 to Feb. 26, 2021.