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Calvin (Cal) Bowman, 90 - August 31, 2015

Calvin “Cal” Clinton Bowman, 90, of Gothenburg died Aug, 31, 2015, at Stone Hearth Estates in Gothenburg.
Funeral services were Sept. 3 at First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Joel Plisek officiating.
Interment was in the Gothenburg Cemetery.
Bowman was born Nov. 10, 1924, in Gothenburg, son of Lue “Brownie” and Villa (Schweelder) Bowman.
He grew up in Gothenburg and lived here his entire life except for his time in the US Army. He served his country in the US Army from June 1943 to February 1946.
Bowman married Katherine LaVonne Jacox on Dec. 9, 1946, at the Gothenburg United Methodist Church.
He worked for the United State Postal Service as a clerk and rural mail carrier for many years. He was a member of the Gothenburg Fire Department and the Untied Methodist Church.
He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren. In his free time he liked to go hunting. He liked playing cards and pool. He also enjoyed horse racing.
?Bowman was preceded in death by: wife, LaVonne Bowman; his parents; brothers—James “Buck” and Harold “Pete”; sisters—Dorothy Hinz, Juanita Kite and infant sister Janet.
?Survivors include: two sons—Monty (Linda) Bowman of Gothenburg, Gary (Alma) Bowman of Pineville, MO; five grandchildren—Kerri, Kaysie, Jason, Le’Ann, and Kristopher, 12 great grandchildren; sister Joan (Bill) Kozicek; brother, Rodney (Uretta) Bowman along with numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Memorials may be given to the First United Methodist Church, 1401 Lake Ave, Gothenburg, NE 69138, Gothenburg Memorial Hospital Foundation, 910 20th St, Gothenburg, NE 69138 or Gothenburg Senior Center, 410 20th St., Gothenburg, NE 69138.