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Ethel Marie Bowers

Marie passed away Saturday, July 14, 2018 at Borgess Medical Center.

She was born July 25, 1937 in Plainwell, the daughter of George and Betty (Leonard) Fletcher. Marie had worked at Checker Motors, General Motors and Perrigo. In her spare time she enjoyed gardening and watching old western movies.

Surviving are her children, Steve Oetman of Allegan, Terry (Tami) Oetman of Kalamazoo, Larry Oetman of Otsego and Alan Oetman of Plainwell; 13 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren and her brother, George Fletcher of Hamilton.

She was preceded in death by her parents, granddaughter, Tara Oetman and her siblings, Dean, Billy, Jack and Gail.

A graveside service will take place at 1:00 P.M., Thursday, July 19, 2018 at Mountain Home Cemetery, Otsego.

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Ray M Gordon III

July 18, 2018 at 10:54 pm


Heaven gained a sweet angle you will be missed!!!!

Al and familey my thoughts and prayers are with you at this time words cant express what yall are going thru just know that im here if ya need anything


Sherry Harrison

July 19, 2018 at 8:03 am

Terrry & Family may you find comfort in the great memories you have of your let these be a guide toget you through this difficult time . Prayers to all of you



July 21, 2018 at 9:24 am

We are so sorry to learn of Peanut’s passing. Our condolences and prayers to the whole family. We regret that we didn’t learn of this until today July, 21st.


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