Vivian Bowers

Vivian Bowers

Vivian R. “Ginger” Bowers of Otsego, Michigan, passed away Monday, August 18, 2014 at her home. Mrs. Bowers was born March 18, 1934, in Munising, Michigan to Oscar and Eva (Barrow) Bray.

For 20 years she was employed as cafeteria hostess at Parker-Hannifin Corp. In her leisure time Ginger enjoyed reading, baby sitting and time spent with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Surviving are two daughters and two sons, Debra Bowers of Birmingham, AL, Dan (Sue) Bowers of Union, OH, Jeff Bowers of AL and Cindi (Harry) Brainard of Otsego; a daughter-in-law, Kim Bowers of Otsego; 16 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews; and her companion of several years, Al Mullen.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ward Bowers in 1976; her daughter, Judy Esterline in 2000; her son, Craig in 2013; and 12 siblings.

Cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service will be held at 1:00 P.M. Friday, August 22, 2014, at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego, funeral celebrant Molly Wieber officiating.

Contributions in memory of Vivian may be made to Fresenius Medical Care-Dialysis.

Messages of condolence may be posted at www.WinkelFuneralHome.com

 

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  1. Shirley and Lucian says:

    To the family;
    God saw her getting tired and a cure was not to be. So he put his arm around her and whispered ” Come to Me ”
    Ginger was a very sweet & loving lady, we will miss her.
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  2. Dave McMurray says:

    Dan and Jeff, I’m so sorry for your loss. My prayers and thoughts go out for you during this time. Take care

  3. Carlos Williams says:

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family Deb.

  4. Bob Jeswald says:

    Debra,

    My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family through this tough period. Be comforted that your wonderful mother is in a good place with our Lord. Look forward to seeing you soon when you head down to Columbus. I’d like to hear all about your mom, if you are comfortable to talk.

  5. The Gren family says:

    A good neighbor, a good friend and a very good person.
    We will never forget you.
    God bless your entire family.

  6. Oz n Cookie LaPonsie says:

    OUR THOUGHTS N PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU N YOUR FAMILY.
    GINGER IS A WONDERFUL AUNT N BEAUTIFUL PERSON,ALWAYS
    HAPPY TO SEE YOU.WE WILL MISS YOU GINGER.

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