October 17, 1943 - January 6, 2020
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Thursday, January 9, 2020
4:00 PM-7:00 PM
Secor Funeral Home
Willard , Ohio
Friday, January 10, 2020
Secor Funeral Home
Willard , Ohio
Eileen F. Bowmar, age 76, of Willard, Ohio passed away on Monday, January 6, 2020 at Gaymont Nursing Center in Norwalk, Ohio. She was born on October 17, 1943 in Willard to the late Frank Channing and LuEllen (Bauer) Daron.
Eileen was a graduate of Plymouth High School and went on to attend college. During her college years her parents became ill so she moved back home to take care of them. She married Harry D. Bowmar Jr. on December 5, 1964 and they made their home in Willard. In their later years, they both enjoyed traveling by car or rail.
Eileen worked at Pioneer Rubber Company for a couple of years before starting her family. After her children were born, she enjoyed babysitting for many children in the area. Her main hobbies were reading and doing crafts, especially crocheting. As her family expanded, Eileen loved having her grandchildren around and would endlessly spoil her nieces and nephews. A woman of faith, she was a member of the Steuben UCC congregation and enjoyed teaching summer Bible School throughout her life.
Left to cherish Eileen's memory are her children, Heidi (Tim) Branham, Charles "Chuck" Bowmar and Eric (Katherine) Bowmar; grandchildren, Cody (Kaylee) Tanner and Jacob Tanner; step grandchildren, Cory and Tyler Branham; brother, Darrell (Heather) Daron; sister-in-law, Carolyn George; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her stepfather, Bud Daron; Husband Harry D. Bowmar Jr., who passed away on February 3, 2006; granddaughter, Emily Tanner; and brother, Dick Channing.
Visitation will be at Secor Funeral Home in Willard, Ohio on Thursday, January 9, 2020 from 4:00 - 7:00 PM where her service will be on Friday, January 10, 2020 at 11:00 AM with Pastor Ron Jesse officiating. Burial will follow at Maple Grove Cemetery in New Haven, Ohio. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Steuben UCC Church, Stein Hospice or to the Alzheimer's Association. Online condolences may be made to her family by visiting www.secorfuneralhomes.com
Kathleen Miller - Jan 18, 2020
Chuck, Eric and family, I am so sorry to hear of your mom's death. It was a joy
over the years to see and talk with her. She really loved her family.
Denis & Roberta Rapp - Jan 9, 2020
Chuck and Eric and families we are so sorry to read of your mother's death. I always enjoyed talking to her. She was a nice lady. May GOD give you comfort and peace during this time. GOD BLESS
Sherry Long - Jan 9, 2020
What a great loss for you. I never spoke with her that she was not smiling. Thoughts and prayers with all.
Sandy Wilson Foley - Jan 9, 2020
So sorry to hear of Eileen's passing. She and I were classmates and friends through twelve years of school. I know she will be missed.
Carol J. Hostetler - Jan 8, 2020
Thinking of and praying for
the family!! GOD BLESS!!!
Charlie, Mish & Cameron - Jan 8, 2020
Heidi, Chuck & Eric - Some of my fondest childhood memories include your mom. The world is a little less bright without her ♡
Craig green - Jan 8, 2020
I'm sorry to hear about your mom. If you ever to someone to talk to I'm hear for you Eric and chuck. You guys are in my prayers.
Karen Martin - Jan 8, 2020
Chuck so sorry for your lost. She was one great lady with a heart of gold.
Janet Hines - Jan 8, 2020
Chuck, Eric and Heidi. My deepest sympathy for the loss of your mother. I so enjoyed being a neighbor and visiting almost daily. We always had a lot to talk about especially our beloved cats. May you find peace and comfort and cherish your memories. May Eileen now rest in peace.
Rose and Gary Pittenger - Jan 8, 2020
Eileen was a very special caring person. She will be miss. Rest in peace Eileen.
We are so sorry for your loss.
Don Danhoff - Jan 8, 2020
Our condolences to the whole family. I remember her as a sweet lady. Sharon , Ruth, Laura, and I are in Arizona right now, so we won’t be able to see you guys in person anytime soon. God bless.
Roseann Baker - Jan 7, 2020
Condolences to you md your family.
May the Lord see you through this difficult time.
Walt and Chris Opperman - Jan 7, 2020
Our deepest sympathy being sent to the Bowmar family at this time . We have lost a dear dear person. Wonderful memories I have of my dear friend which will always be with me. Now may she rest in peace .