|Betty M. Bowsher|
|Monday, September 09, 2013 12:00 AM|
Nov. 25, 1923-Sept. 8, 2013
Betty M. Bowsher, 89, of rural Spencerville, died at 3:09 a.m. Sunday at St. Rita’s Medical Center following a short illness.
She was born Nov. 25, 1923, in Amanda Twp., Allen County, to Clarence H. and Blanche M. Coon Boyer, who preceded her in death.
On June 23, 1944, she married Kenneth E. Bowsher, who preceded her in death on Feb. 21 1984.
Survivors include three children, Terry E. Bowsher of Spencerville, Shannon M. (Leslie) Kubinski of Wapakoneta and Linda S. (Jon) Johnston of Lima; a granddaughter, Stacey L. Gregory of Spencerville; three great-grandchildren, Amber Rose, Zachary Michael and Trey Andrew; and a sister-in-law, Beatrice McCreight of St. Johns.
She was preceded in death by four siblings, Harold E. (Wilma) Boyer, John I. (Joan) Boyer, Helen I. Carter and infant Annabelle Boyer; and in-laws, Winfield McCreight, Charles Berlin (Millie) Bowsher, Marjorie (Orville) Miller and Joan (Darrell) Kent.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday in the Thomas E. Bayliff Funeral Home in Spencerville, Pastors Phil Lee and Ron Boyer officiating. Burial will follow in the Maplewood Cemetery, east of Spencerville.
Friends may call from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, where there will be an Eastern Star service at 7:45 p.m. Wednesday.
Memorials may be made to the Spencerville Ambulance Service.