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Mary E. Bowmar

October 17, 1935 ~ November 1, 2023 (age 88) 88 Years Old
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Mary E. Bowmar
October 17, 1935 - November 1, 2023

Mary E. Bowmar, 88, Michigan City, IN, passed away Wednesday, November 1, 2023 at 3:45pm in Life Care Center of Michigan City, Michigan City, IN.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 am, Tuesday, November 7, 2023 at Queen of All Saints Catholic Church, 606 S. Woodland Ave., Michigan City, IN with  Rev. Jordan Fetcko officiating. Burial will follow in St. Stanislaus Cemetery.  Visitation will be from 9:30 am - 11:00 am, Tuesday at the Queen of All Saints Legacy Center. The Ott/Haverstock Funeral Chapel, Michigan City, IN is handling arrangements.    

She was born October 17, 1935 in Michigan City, IN to the late Emanuel and Mary (Jankowski) Timm. On June 27, 1959 in Michigan City, IN she married Daniel Bowmar who her preceded on November 22, 2018.

Surviving are three daughters, Elizabeth (Randy) Durham of Michigan City, IN, Margaret (Paul) Brandt of Bloomington, MN and Monica (Mark) Carter of Indianapolis, IN; two sons, Charles (Edie) Bowmar of Las Vegas, NV and Edward (Christine) Bowmar of La Porte, Indiana; six grandchildren, Andrew (Beth) Durham, Melissa (Ryan) Harmon, Justin Brandt, Joshua Brandt, Savannah Bowmar and Kaila Carter; seven great-grandchildren, Abigail Durham, Audrey Durham, Amelia Durham, Maisy Harmon, Blakely Harmon, Carmeron Harmon and Mable Casteel; and her niece, Angela (Wayne) Butler of New Buffalo, MI.

She was also preceded in death by her son, Paul Bowmar; and brothers, Emanuel F. Timm, Jr. and Adam Timm.   

Mary retired as manager of Elston Jr. High School Cafeteria in 1999 with 17 years and worked at Joy Mfg. Co. from 1954 until 1963.  She was a 1954 graduate of Elston High School and worked on all the reunion committees.  She was a member of St. Stanislaus Catholic Church where she was a eucharistic minister, Michigan City Senior Center, Michigan City Historical Society and the former Alpha Iola Chapter of P.I.E. Sorority.  Mary also volunteered at Franciscan Health-Michigan City  for many years and enjoyed knitting, sewing and spending time with her family.

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November 7, 2023

9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Queen of All Saints Church Legacy Center
606 So. Woodland Ave.
Michigan City, IN 46360

Mass of Christian Burial
November 7, 2023

11:00 AM
Queen of All Saints Catholic Church
606 So. Woodland Ave.
Michigan City, IN 46360


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