Minnie L. Ridenour Bowman

September 11, 1925July 24, 2013
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Minnie L. Bowman, 87 of Huntington passed away at 5:46 am on Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at Miller’s Merry Manor in Huntington. Minnie had worked for 10 years at Wabash Magnetics, retiring in 1995. After retirement she worked part-time in the cafeteria at Crestview Middle School. She spent many years waiting tables at the Heidelberg Club. She was a member of Union Church, and was also a member of the VFW Post 2689 and American Legion Post 7. She enjoyed spending time with her family playing bingo, casino trips, polka and square dancing. She loved to make people smile.

Minnie was born on September 11, 1925 in Wabash, a daughter of Paul E. and Tena (Springer) Ridenour.

Survivors include a daughter: Diane (Aaron) Biehl of Huntington; and Raymond Carpenter, father of Diane of LaFontaine; three granddaughters: Carmen (Rick) Waikel of Huntington; Teresa Dailey of Huntington; Sherry Biehl of Huntington; four great grandchildren: Kristie (Brandon) Zidar of Fort Wayne; Casey (Jessica) Brooks of Huntington; Alan (Ashley) Feighner of Huntington; Zachary Dailey of Huntington and nine great-great grandchildren; a sister: Mildred (Jack) Jacoby of Huntington; a companion: Bob Cline of Huntington.

She was preceded in death by a brother: Bob Ridenour and a sister: Juanita Hiatt.

Visitation will be held on Monday, July 29, 2013 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm at the Myers Funeral Home Huntington Chapel, 2901 Guilford Street, Huntington, Indiana.

Funeral service will be held on Monday, July 29, 2013 at 1:00 pm following visitation at the Myers Funeral Home Huntington Chapel with Pastor Mark Hoffer and Dr. Howard Cherry officiating.

Interment will be held at Gardens of Memory Cemetery in Marion, Indiana.

Memorial donations may be made out to Union Church in care of Myers Funeral Home, 2901 Guilford Street, Huntington, IN 46750.


  • Visitation Monday, July 29, 2013
  • Funeral Service Monday, July 29, 2013

Minnie L. Ridenour Bowman

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July 27, 2013

So Sorry to hear about Minnie. she was always such as Happy Person. It was always a Pleasure working with her. And knowing her brought alot of joy to my Life. Sherry & Dick Warner

July 26, 2013

Minnie has been a true friend all these years. She is loved and will be missed by all that knew her. Dianne and family ; you have my deepest sympathy. with love, Carolyn Pawluk.

pam reeder

July 26, 2013

Minnie was such a wonderful woman. I had the pleasure of working with her for a few years at Crestview. So sorry to hear of her passing. Thoughts and prayers with the family at this time

barbara rupley

July 26, 2013

Sherry so sorry to hear of your grandmother's are in our thoughts and prayers. Barb Rupley and family

Stacey Law

July 26, 2013

Carmen and family: I am so sorry for your loss. The one thing to remember is that she is in a better place and that someday you will all be together again!

Aunt Sandy

July 25, 2013

Our thoughts and prayers go out to all of you, She was a sweet woman, and was truely loved by all of you!

Kristie and Casey, love both of you very much!

Kristie Zidar

July 25, 2013

I miss you all ready Grannie...I will see you again someday. I love you!

July 25, 2013

To Minnie's Family,
Our hearts go out to all of you at this time. Minnie was such a dear, sweet, lady & always had a smile. She will be greatly missed. You are in our prayers.
Jeanette Bowman Fisher
Tom & Kathryn Fisher Trisler

Talia Finney

July 25, 2013

Kristie, Carmen and Diane,

I am so sorry for your loss. I know how close you all were. I love you all and I will be praying for strength for you guys to get through the tough times. Please let me know if you need anything at all. <3