Wilma F. Bowen, 88, of Kent, died Monday, February 17, 2014 at Hillcrest Hospital in Mayfield Heights.
She was born March 31, 1925 in Akron to Rudolph and Mary (Havel) Vanke. She was Secretary/Treasurer of Quick Service Welding and Machine Company, Inc. of Kent. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Kent and a lifetime member of the Stow Women's Club.
She is survived by her husband, Frank, whom she married on August 9, 1947; sons, Tom (Jan) Bowen of Stow and Jim (Joyce) Bowen of Stow; grandchildren, Jennie, Jamie, Mike, Jonathan, Frankie, and Maria; great grandchildren, Andrew, Josh, Sarah, Jason, and Vivienne; and daughter-in-law, Dee Bowen of Stow. She was preceded in death by her son, Tim Bowen.
We were so grateful to have been Blessed with such a wonderful and devoted Mom and Grandma. She was so loved and will be so dearly missed.
Private family services have been held with Pastor Elizabeth Hazelton officiating. Memorials may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church, 600 S. Water Street, Kent, OH 44240. Please feel free to view her pictorial tribute at www.BisslerandSons.com. Bissler & Sons Funeral Home and Crematory are handling the arrangements.