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Klaehn, Fahl & Melton Funeral Home

6424 Winchester Road, Fort Wayne, IN

OBITUARY

Raymond Aurland Bow

January 16, 1931December 4, 2019
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Raymond Aurland Bow, 88, of Fort Wayne, passed away on Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at Hospice Home. Raymond was born January 16, 1931 in Mt. Helen, Tennessee, son of the late Raymond F. and Oma D. Bow. He retired from Dana Corp. after 30 years. Raymond was a founder and current member of Fort Wayne United Baptist Church. He also enjoyed many different things throughout his life. He cherished the years that he and his wife lived in Tennessee, along with spending time with his family, music, woodworking, and gardening. Surviving are his wife of 69 years, Lois Lucille (Voiles) Bow of Fort Wayne; children, Carolyn (Thomas) Marhoover from Fort Wayne, Janet "Mar" (Paul) West of Auburn, and Russell (Loretta) Bow of Fort Wayne; grandchildren, Shawn Robinson, Richard Marhoover, Tracy Slabach, Brandon Bow, Ryan Bow, Lynn West, and Brian West; six great grandchildren; brothers in law, Harold Dunford and Obert Ellis; step sisters, Glenna (Ron) Dyer and Janice (Larry) Smith; step brother, Marley (Becky) Terry; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sisters, Ruth Tompkins, Dorothy Dunford, and Lela Ellis; and brothers, Clark Bow and Leslie Bow. Funeral service will be on Monday, December 9, 2019 at 1:00 PM at Klaehn, Fahl & Melton Funeral Home, 6424 Winchester Road, Fort Wayne, Indiana 46819 with visitation two hours prior. Burial will be at Highland Park Cemetery. Contributions in Raymond's memory may be made to Visiting Nurse Hospice, 5910 Homestead Road, Fort Wayne, Indiana 46814. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.klaehnfahlmeltonfunerals.com for the Bow family.

  • DONATIONS

  • Visiting Nurse Hospice

Services

  • Visitation Monday, December 9, 2019
  • Funeral Service Monday, December 9, 2019
  • Committal Service Monday, December 9, 2019

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Doug and Flora Gordon

December 6, 2019

We thought the world of Ray. Loved him so much.

Melanie Myers Richards

December 6, 2019

Ray was always a sweet man that I never heard say a harsh word about anything or anyone. RIP

Kristi Vardaman(Garrett)

December 6, 2019

I have so many happy memories of riding my bike to Ray and Lois house everyday! They were always so nice! By the way I am Arthur and Willie Garrett’s daughter! Many prayers your way!

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