Obituary: Mary Louise Bowman Jan. 1, 1924 – March 28, 2013

Sunday, 31 Mar 2013, 6:00:00 AM


Mary Louise  Bowman passed away March 28, 2013 while

visiting family in Philadelphia, PA.  She was a lifelong resident of Santa

Monica, having moved to Santa Monica with her parents during the great

depression. She was born Jan. 1, 1924 in Auburn, New York.

She attended Santa Monica High School and worked at her

parent’s grocery store on 14th and then as a nursery school assistant

until her retirement. She is predeceased by her husband Asa M. Bowman a California

Army volunteer killed in WWII, her parents Joseph & Angelina Rich, brother

Ralph Rich and sister Ida Miller.  

She will be missed by her Son Robert Bowman and

daughter-in-law Carolyn of Webster, NY,  Granddaughter Karen of West LA,

Grandson Cory Bowman and wife Theresa Simmons and great grandchildren Ava Rose,

Sage and Reese of Philadelphia, PA  and sister-in-law Rita Rich of Culver


A service will be held at Santa Monica Woodlawn Cemetery

Monday, May 6 at 10 am.  

She will be laid to rest along-side her husband, parents,

and brother. 

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