Kathryn Diann Bowers

November 3, 1951July 1, 2018

Kathryn Diann Bowers, age 66, of Pekin, passed away Sunday, July 1, 2018 at 12:05 p.m. at the Richard L. Owens Hospice Home in Peoria. She was born November 3, 1951 in Peoria to Samuel and Kathryn (Halfacre) Huggins. She married Thomas Bowers on December 23, 1977 in Peoria. He survives along with two daughters: Karen (Richard) Duley of Pekin, Tammy McLain of Kewanee, four grandchildren: Wayne Ratliff of Elmwood, Sarah Gibbons of Pekin, Heather McLain of South Pekin, Dakota McLain of Kewanee; and two great-grandchildren: Harlow Morris of Pekin, and Adam Salem of South Pekin. She was preceded in death by her parents and one daughter, Priscilla Bowers. Kathryn worked for the State of Illinois for 32 years retiring in 2011. She was of the Baptist faith and was a member of the Peoria Eagles Lodge # 265. Funeral services will be Thursday, July 5, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at the Davison-Fulton Woolsey Funeral Home in Pekin. Visitation will be one hour prior to the services. Entombment will be in the Chapel of Peace Mausoleum in Parkview Cemetery in Peoria. Memorials may be made to St. Jude Midwest Affiliate. You may view Kathryn’s obituary online at


  • Samuel Huggins, Father
  • Kathryn Halfacre Huggins, Mother
  • Thomas Bowers, Husband
  • Karen (Richard) Duley, Daughter
  • Tammy McLain, Daughter
  • Priscilla Bowers, Daughter
  • Wayne Ratliff, Grandson
  • Sarah Gibbons, Granddaughter
  • Heather McLain, Granddaughter
  • Dakota McLain, Grandson
  • Harlow Morris, Great-grandchild
  • Adam Salem, Great-grandchild
  • Kathryn was preceded in death by her parents and daughter, Priscilla Bowers

  • St. Jude Midwest Affiliate


  • Visitation Thursday, July 5, 2018
  • Funeral Service Thursday, July 5, 2018

Kathryn Diann Bowers

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