Violet Bowman, 87

Violet Bowman – 87, of Kennedy, Minnesota, passed away at her home on
Friday, December 31, 2010.
Violet Marie Jacobson was born on May 25, 1923, in Cannon Township to
Nels and Marie Jacobson. She grew up in
Cannon Township where attended a country school.  On August 3, 1940,
she was united in marriage to Glen Bowman.
They resided in Hallock for a short time and later moved to Kennedy
where they made their home. Violet was employed
at the Kennedy Public School for 37 years.  She also worked at the
Kennedy Migrant School for several summers. She
was a long time member of Maria Lutheran Church.Violet was well known
for her fabulous cooking and baking skills.
She enjoyed attending bingo at the Kennedy Senior Center. Violet was
a loving, devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and
great-grandmother. She will be sadly missed, but lovingly remembered
by her family and everyone else around her.
Family members include Bonnie (Al) Tyszelman of St. Paul, MN;  Byron
(Janis) Bowman of Greeley, Co;  Barb (Don)
Johnson of Dublin, OH; Beth (Robert) Gatheridge of Kennedy, MN;
Brent (Jody) Bowman of Kennedy, MN;  fourteen
grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren;  sister, Ann Peterson of
Hallock, MN. She was preceded in death by her parents
Nels and Marie Jacobson; husband Glen; brothers Carl Lander and
Melvin Jacobson; and sisters Minnie Bowman, and
Lillian Moen.
    Funeral services are scheduled for Thursday, January 6th, 2011
at 2:00 p.m. in Maria Lutheran Church, Kennedy, Minnesota.  Interment
will be in the Kennedy City Cemetery.  Visitation will be held at the
Austin Funeral Chapel in Hallock, Minnesota on Wednesday evening from
6 to 8 p.m. with a prayer service at 7:00 p.m.

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