Katherine Bowlin

Katherine BowlinKatherine "Kathy" Bowlin, 61, of Beardstown, formerly of Rushville, died at 12:58 a.m. Oct. 14, 2011, at Snyder's Vaughn-Haven Nursing Home in Rushville.

She was born July 18, 1950, in Mishawaka, Ind., a daughter of Floyd and Wilma McIntire Bricker.

Surviving are two children, Rhonda (and William "Bill") Dupoy of Rushville and William "Billy" (and Jennifer) Bowlin of Malvern, Ark.; her parents, Floyd and Wilma Bricker of Beardstown; one brother, Fred (and companion Juanita) Bricker of South Bend, Ind.; three sisters, Karen (and companion Tom) Bricker of South Bend, Ind., Cindy (and George) Meyer and Tobie (and companion Maurice) Kerr, all of Beardstown; three grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one son, Ronald Bowlin; and longtime companion, Gilbert Heinz.

She worked for over 16 years in the dietary department of Snyder's Vaughn-Haven Nursing Home in Rushville.

Graveside services were held Monday at Messerer Cemetery near Frederick with Reverend Rosalee Ross officiating. Wood Funeral Home in Rushville was in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to the family.

Condolences may be sent to www.woodfh.net.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 10/19/2011

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