Agnes E. Bowen

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Agnes E. Bowen

July 15, 1927 - December 25, 2018

Agnes E. Bowen Agnes E. Bowen, 91, passed away Tuesday afternoon, Dec. 25, 2018, at her home.
She was born July 15, 1927, in Alexandria, to George A. and Helen M. (Feller) Schott, spending her formative years in Alexandria, graduating from Alexandria High School in 1946 and marrying Wilbur F. Bowen in Alexandria on Sept. 25,1954.
A resident of Hartford City for 65 years, Agnes was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, the Altar Rosary Society, Our Lady of Good Council and the Third Order of St. Francis.
Mrs. Bowen was well known for her service to St. John Riedman Memorial School in the cafeteria for 32 years, as well as the New-To-You Thrift Shop.
Survivors include her children, Julia and Mark McCleary, Patricia and Rusty Beedle, Mary Bowen, Jeffrey and Gayle Bowen, Teresa and Terry Maddox and Joseph Bowen; grandchildren, Anna and James Nelson, Patrick and Jessica McCleary, Andrew Beedle and girlfriend, Liz Caldwell, Daniel Beedle and fianceé Cam Kawell, Abigail Bowen, Emily Bowen and fiancé Chris Demaree, Matthew Bowen, Margaret and John Mattheessen and Michael Maddox; two great-grandchildren, Michelle Mattheessen and Wes McCleary; as well as many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by Wilbur on June 30, 2009; five sisters, Florence Crist, Sr. Mary Bernice Schott, Dorothy Welborn, Loretta Greenlee and Helen "Todd" Janowski; also, five brothers, Harold, George, Elmer, Ray "Pete" and the Rev. Father Victor Schott.
Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 209 S. Spring St., Hartford City, with Father Dave Newton as celebrant. Burial will follow in Hartford City Cemetery.
A Christian Wake service will begin at 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 28, at Waters Funeral Home, 501 W. Washington St., Hartford City.
Visitation to follow until 8 p.m. Additional visitation will also be from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the building fund of St. John's Catholic Church or the Indiana Right to Life.
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Published on December 26, 2018
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Saturday December 29, 2018

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Sue and Tom Christle and family
Dec 27, 2018
It is very difficult to put into words what “Aunt Agnes” meant to our entire family. The one agreement that we all have is that none of us ever met a better person than Agnes. God will welcome her with wide open arms.