Carl J. Bowen

Age: 84
Born: March 01, 1932
Died: January 25, 2017

Obituary

Carl J. Bowen, 84, formerly of Cincinnati, Ohio passed away peacefully on January 25, 2017 at the Decatur County Memorial Hospital in Greensburg, IN. On March 1, 1932 Carl was born to Joseph and Donna (Perry) Bowen in Savonburg, KS. On February 16, 1952 he married Darlyne D. Kimbel, and she survives. Carl served his country in the US Air Force during the Korean War. He was awarded with a Bronze Star, United Nations Service Medal, and the National Defense Service Medal. Carl retired from Great American Insurance Company after 11 years of service.

Carl is survived by his loving wife of almost 65 years, Darlyne Bowen, children; Robert (Kelly) J. Bowen, and Ronald (Donna) E. Bowen, and Carla D. Bowen, four grandchildren, and four great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and siblings; Donna Ayleyenne, Harold, Robert, Perry, William, Nellie Lee, Wilbur, and Shirley.

Visitation will be held on January 31, 2017 from 11-1:00 pm, at the Spring Grove Funeral Home at Spring Grove Cemetery. Funeral services will begin at 1:00 pm and burial will take place at Spring Grove Cemetery. Memorial donations in Carl's memory can be made to the American Cancer Society. Online condolences can be left at www.SpringGrove.org.

Visitation

Location: Spring Grove Funeral Homes
Date: Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Time: 11-1 PM

Memorial Service

Location: Spring Grove Funeral Homes
Date: Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Time: 1 PM

Interment

Location: Spring Grove Cemetery
Date: Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Carl J. Bowen

Age: 84
Born: March 01, 1932
Died: January 25, 2017
  • Joanne Ard Baranske
    Relationship: Uncle to Darrell Ard

    I am so sorry for your loss. Uncle Carl was so sweet and funny. I enjoyed playing cards with him and the family. I loved the stories he shared about growing up with his sister, Nellie. He made me feel very welcomed into the family. I so enjoyed getting his yearly Christmas letters! Your in my thoughts and prayers, Joanne Ard Baranske Stark, Ks

  • Jon Ard and Family
    Relationship: Nephew

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during your time of sorrow. Carl was a pleasure to know, kind and generous, truly a good man. He will be greatly missed. May God bless you all.

  • Dave and Terry Rosenberger
    Relationship: Friends of Ron Bowen

    Although we never met Carl, we know it takes a great father to raise a great son like Ron. We wish the entire family peace as you remember all the good things about Carl, and we pray for you during this difficult time.

  • Russell and Linda McClure
    Relationship: Friends of Ron

    Ron, We are very sorry for your loss. Prayers to you and your family.

Carl J. Bowen

Carl J. Bowen

Age: 84
Born: March 01, 1932
Died: January 25, 2017