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Wednesday, December 30th, 2009
Jack Bowen
Jack K. Bowen, 78, of Rockford, died at 11:29 p.m. Dec. 28, 2009, at Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne, Ind.
He was born Sept. 22, 1931, in Bluffton, Ind., to Lloyd and Justine Sawyer Bowen.
Surviving are a daughter, Pam K. Bowen, Mendon; and three sons, Scott (Barb) Bowen, Rockford, Bruce (Darla) Bowen, Kendallville, Ind., and Todd Bowen, Bradenton, Fla.
Deceased are two sisters, Betty Barringer and Marilyn Bowen; and four brothers, Don, Jerry, Jim and Max Bowen.
He worked at Aero Quip in Van Wert and owned three restaurants/bars in his life including the Pirate's Cove in Ligonier. He was a graduate of Bluffton High School and attended the First Christian Church, Rockford. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving during the Korean War.
Services are 1 p.m. Saturday at the Thoma/Rich, Chaney & Lemler Funeral Home, Bluffton, the Rev. Thomas Clothier officiating. Burial is at Fairview Cemetery, Bluffton.
Calling is one hour prior to service Saturday at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to the charity of donor's choice.
Condolences can be left at www.thomarich.com.
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