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Emma Rosetta Thompson Bowers

Female 1916 - 2004  (87 years)



Obituary- Bowers, Emma

Emma R. Bowers
Emma R. Bowers, 87, Silver Lake, died Tuesday, January 14, 2004 at Rossville Valley Manor.
Emma was born September 19, 1916, in Delia, the daughter of Nels and Alta Keller Thompson.
She had lived in the Silver Lake community since 1967. She graduated from Delia High School in 1934. She obtained a BA and Masters Degree in Education at Washburn University. Emma taught school for 45 years. She lived in Jackson County before moving to Silver Lake. She was a member of Delia Presbyterian Church.
Emma married Alfred M. Bowers on December 30, 1937 at Osage City. He died April 13, 2001. A brother and three sisters also preceded her in death.
Survivors include several nieces and nephews.
Her service was Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Silver Lake United Methodist Church. Burial was in Adrian Cemetery, near Delia. Family members greeted friends from 6-8 p.m. Friday. A prayer service was held at Piper-Verschelden Funeral Home, St. Marys.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Delia Presbyterian Church, the Silver Lake United Methodist Church, or the Rossville Valley Manor, and sent in care of the funeral home at 714 Maple, St. Marys 66536.

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