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Elaine A. Bowsher

August 6, 1941 - May 25, 2018

Burial Date May 30, 2018

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Elaine A. Bowsher, age 76, passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her family at 5:11 p.m. Friday, May 25, 2018.

Elaine was born August 6, 1941 in Lima, to the late Norman and Twylah (Felty) Esmonde. On September 14, 1985 she married Thomas Bowsher who preceded her in death on March 21, 2012 .

Elaine was a member of Shawnee Alliance Church and she had a great faith in the Lord. She retired on September 29, 2006 after 30 years from the Allen County Treasurer’s Office where she served as a deputy treasurer. She was an avid reader and enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.

Survivors include 2 daughters, Christine (Kevin) Diercks and Robin (Rudy) Pennington, both of Fort Wayne, IN, 3 step-sons, Thomas (Jodi) Bowsher, Gene (Jennifer) Bowsher, Mark Bowsher, and a step-daughter, Kathy (Mike) Wilson; four grandchildren Faye (Niles) Choice, Jeremiah (Kristin) Ferguson, Sarah Ferguson, and Chelsea (Tom) Jennings; ten step-grandchildren, Jackie Bowsher, Zach Bowsher, Cole Bowsher, Jessica Mault, Emily Mull, Andy Bowsher, Jeffery Horner, Matt Horner, Josh Bowsher, and Travis Bowsher, and numerous great-grandchildren; and a brother, Darwin (Pam) Esmonde of Largo, FL

She is preceded in death by a son, Gary Ferguson.

Funeral services will begin at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, May 30, 2018, at CHILES – LAMAN FUNERAL AND CREMATION SERVICES, SHAWNEE CHAPEL. Dr. Daniel Messner will officiate the service. Entombment will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery Mausoleum.

The family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 29, and one hour prior to the funeral on Wednesday at the funeral home. .

Memorial contributions may be made to Shawnee Alliance Church, 4455 Shawnee Road, Lima, Ohio 45806 or St. Rita’s Hospice,959 N. West Street, Lima, Ohio 45805.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.chiles-lamanfh.com.


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