Alvin M. Bowers

April 4, 1936 - September 11, 2017
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Obituary

Belvidere, IL

Alvin M. Bowers, 81, of Belvidere, passed away Monday, September 11, 2017 at Swedish American Hospital in Belvidere, IL. He was born April 4, 1936 in Greeneville, TN, son of James and Eathel Bowers. Alvin married Lila Edwards on December 7,1998 in Gatlinburg, TN. He was dedicated in his service to the Foundry Industry, working for National Gray Iron (Moline Corp.) and Unimin. Alvin proudly served with the United States Army during the Korean War. He was passionate about the cubs, gardening and loved his family.

Alvin is loved and missed by his wife, Lila; children, Angela (Brad) Suter, James  ”Marty” (Diana) Bowers, Michael (Laura) Bowers; grandchildren, Lindsay, Chad, Colton, Matthew, James, Danielle(Chris), Joshua, Cody, Tia, Tonya, Selena, Jessica; great-grandchildren, Gavin, Kaylee, Lily, Canden and Rylee; Lila’s children, Dan(Linda) Edwards, Jim(Sam) Edwards, Chris(Dawn) Edwards, Rick Edwards; grandchildren, Heather, Danielle, Steven, Melissa, Jamie, Mike, Lindsay, Ron, Steven, Krista, Ricky; great-grandchildren, Jace, Jayla, Mason, Wesley, Emma, Kendall; sister-in-law Sandy Myers. He is preceded in death by his parents; siblings, Herman “Dale” Bowers, Leon” Hotshot” Bowers, and his previous wife, Arlene Bowers and their daughter, Angel Starr Bowers.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, September 16, 2017 at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave, Belvidere, IL 61008. Visitation will be held 4:00 till 8:00 p.m. Friday, September 15, 2017 at the funeral home. Burial in Belvidere Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial may be given to the family. To light a candle or share a condolence, please visit www.AndersonFCS.com.

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Service Schedule

Visitation Information

Date: Friday, September 15, 2017

Time: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services

Address:

218 West Hurlbut Ave
Belvidere, IL 61008

Visitation will be held 4:00 till 8:00 p.m. Friday, September 15, 2017 at the funeral home.


Service Information

Date: Saturday, September 16, 2017

Time: 11:00 am -

Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services

Address:

218 West Hurlbut Ave
Belvidere, IL 61008

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, September 16, 2017 at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave, Belvidere, IL 61008.


Cemetery Information

Date: Saturday, September 16, 2017

Belvidere Cemetery

Address:

1121 N Main St., Belvidere, IL, 61008

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Burial in Belvidere Cemetery.


Memorial Information

In lieu of flowers memorial may be given to the family.


 

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Born: April 4, 1936
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Scott Armbruster posted on 9/17/17

Mike, Marty & family, We are sorry for your loss. You are all in our thoughts & prayers. Scott, Missy & Chad Armbruster

 

Betty Holt posted on 9/16/17

So sorry about Alvin. Our prayers for you during this sad time. Jimmy and Betty Holt and family

 

Todd Anderson posted on 9/16/17

Our hearts, thoughts and prayers are with you. Remember the good times and know that the Lord is with you wherever you are. God bless.

 

Billy J. Horner & Family posted on 9/15/17

Our most sincere condolences for the passing of your Father.

 

Mike & Diane Goodin posted on 9/14/17

Angie and family, our deep and sincere condolences for your loss. Hugs and prayers.

 

Kim & Hunter posted on 9/13/17

Our most sincere condolences on the passing of your Dad. From what you've shared, I know he was an incredible man and will be missed by all. -Kim and Hunter

 

Kathy Suter posted on 9/13/17

All my sympathies. Kathy Suter

 

Eddie and Marsha posted on 9/13/17

Wish we could be there. We will miss him terribly. Love y'all and you're in our prayers.

 

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