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Jacqualyn J. Bower

January 23, 1928 September 28, 2017
Jacqualyn J. Bower
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Obituary for Jacqualyn J. Bower

Jacqualyn J. Bower age 89 of Burr Oak, Michigan passed away early Thursday morning September 28, 2017 at the Cox Medical Center in Branson, Missouri.
She was born January 23, 1928 in Coldwater, Michigan daughter of the late John and Blendena (Cummings) Gest.
Jackie was a lifelong Burr Oak resident and a graduate of Burr Oak High School with the class of 1946.
On June 28, 1947 she married Fred Bower in Angola, Indiana. He died December 25, 1990.
Jackie had been employed by the Harvey Paper Company in Sturgis and the Continental Can Company in Three Rivers.
She enjoyed gardening, playing cards, feeding the birds and dancing.
She is survived by one son: Jeff Bower of Forsyth, Missouri; three sisters: Jocelyn Baldwin of Traverse City, Sally Coker of Sturgis and Shirley (Harold) Arensdorf of Tryon, Nebraska; one brother: Lynn (Gloria) Gest of White Pigeon and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, three sisters, Roberta Miller, Sandra Coker and Doniue Gest and two brothers-in-law, Steve Coker and Bruce “Bud” Baldwin.
In accordance with Jackie’s wishes there will be no visitation. A graveside service and burial will take place at 11:00 A.M. Wednesday at the Burr Oak Cemetery in Burr Oak. The Rev. Dennis DeMott will officiate
The Hackman Chapel of Hackman Family Funeral Homes, 114 S. Nottawa St., Sturgis, MI 49091 is entrusted with the arrangements.
The family suggests those wishing to make a memorial donation in Jackie’s memory consider the American Heart Association, 3816 Paysphere Circle, Chicago, IL 60674.
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11:00 AM 10/4/2017 11:00:00 AM
Burr Oak Cemetery

6550 Middle Colon Road
Burr Oak, MI 49030

Burr Oak Cemetery
6550 Middle Colon Road Burr Oak 49030 MI
United States

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Burr Oak Cemetery Final Resting Place

6550 Middle Colon Road
Burr Oak, MI 49030

6550 Middle Colon Road Burr Oak 49030 MI
United States

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