Carolyn M. Bowers 1938 - 2008 Alma
Alma — Funeral services for Carolyn M. Bowers, 70, Alma, will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at St. John Lutheran Church in Alma. Burial will follow at St. John Lutheran Cemetery.Mrs. Bowers died Monday, Dec. 1, 2008, at Alma Manor.She was born Sept. 11, 1938, near Arapahoe, Neb., the daughter of Ray and Edith Hokanson Disney. She attended local schools and graduated in 1956 from Arapahoe High School.Mrs. Bowers was a homemaker. She lived in Lawrence for 12 years and also worked at Scotch Laundry. She lived in Alma for 20 years and worked at the Alma Manor laundry. She was a member of St. John Lutheran Church. She married Lloyd E. Bowers on Sept. 9, 1962, in Arapahoe, Neb. He survives, of the home.Other survivors include two daughters, Nancy Meinholdt, Emporia, and Lisa Howard, Baldwin City; a brother, Gerald Disney, Arapahoe, Neb.; and a sister, Katheryn Sander, Superior, Neb.; and five grandchildren.Friends may call beginning at 2 p.m. today at Campanella-Gentry Funeral Home in Alma, where the family will greet friends from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.The family suggests memorials to the American Cancer Society, sent in care of the funeral home, 224 Missouri St., P.O. Box 245, Alma, KS 66401.Online condolences may be sent at campanellafuneral.com.