Mrs. Mary E. Bowers

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Wednesday, March 14, 1906
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Mrs. Mary E. Bowers, beloved wife of Norman S. Bowers, passed to the higher life Tuesday morning, March 6, 1906, at her home in Superior, Wis., aged 53 years, 6 months.

Mary Eleanor Trowbridge was the youngest child of S. H. and Diana Trowbridge and was born at Dover, Racine county, Wis., Sept. 11, 1852. She came with her parents to reside in Lyle township in 1863 and was married to Mr. Bowers Jan. 1, 1880. They resided on their farm in Lyle township until 1887 when they removed to Superior, Wis., where they have since resided.

Services were held at the home in Superior Wednesday afternoon and the remains were brought to Cedar City for interment. Services were held at the residence of H. C. Trowbridge in Lyle Friday forenoon, conducted by Rev. G. W. Lutz, of Austin. Interment in Cedar City cemetery beside her father and mother.

Mrs. Bowers was a woman of noble character and sterling worth and her life was an example and inspiration to all who knew her. She was well read, of bright and cheerful disposition, always a true friend and ever ready to render assistance to the sick and comfort to the suffering.

She leaves to mourn her death her husband and three brothers, Miles M. Trowbridge, of Portland, Oregon; H. C. Trowbridge, of Lyle and Milton, of Fergus Falls, besides a large circle of relatives and friends who feel a personal loss in her death.