OBITUARY

Patty L. Bowman

October 18, 1932August 6, 2012

Patty L. Bowman, 79, Kempton, passed away on Monday, August 06, 2012, at home with her loving family surrounding her. She was born October 18, 1932, in Kokomo, to Fred and Rosa (Pointer) Dillinger. On March 16, 1951, she married Lester Bowman, and he preceded her in death on March 7, 1999.

She retired from Delco Electronics after 32 years of service.

She is survived by one son-in-law, Glenn Hinkle; five grandchildren, Glenda Hinkle, Glenn (Kristi) Hinkle, Jr., Sherri (Michael) Haskett, Kevin (Loraine) Hughes, and Kim (Gregg) Hughes; niece, Marlene (Bob) Long; step-son, Kip (Sheena) Bowman; step-grandchildren, Kayla Bowman, and Kip (Buddy) Bowman Jr.; 16 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her daughter, Leslie Hinkle in 2010; sister, Annabell Schauberger; brother, Manford “Pete” Dillinger; and nephew, Jerry Pearcy.

The funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at Sunset Memory Garden Funeral Home with Pastor Greg Reed officiating. Entombment will follow in Sunset Memory Garden Cemetery. Visiting hours will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Online messages of condolence may be made at www.sunsetmemorygarden.com.

Services

  • Visitation Wednesday, August 8, 2012
  • Funeral Service Thursday, August 9, 2012
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Joni Whiteis

August 7, 2012

Aunt Patty was wonderfful! I totally loved being around her!!!!! Of course, being spoiled, I would pout at times...well...Aunt Patty cured me of that with the lip sticking out...she said, "Joni, if you do that a bird will poop on it!" That straightened me out quite a bit. We loved playing Spoons with her! She gave it her all! And, last but not least...when Grandma Belle passes and shortly thereafter, I answered the phone at my folks' home..."Joni?" OMG...it unnerved me for a split second...thought it was Grandma Belle calling fromt he grave...Aunt Patty was wonderful and we'll miss her, but so very relieved that she is in a much better place now!!!!

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