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BOWEN, Peter c1834-1895

BOWEN

Posted By: S. Bell
Date: 2/12/2013 at 18:16:58

[Algona Upper Des Moines, Wednesday, April 10, 1895, Algona, Iowa]

Death of Peter Bowen.

Peter Bowen of Cresco died Thursday afternoon after a long illness, the nature of which is not known further than that it was some lesion of the brain believed to be a tumor. The funeral occurred at the house Friday afternoon, Then the remains accompanied by Mrs. Bowen and her son E. C, Bowen were taken to Illinois, where he formerly resided, for interment,

Mr, Bowen was 61 years old and was born in the state of New Jersey, His father and mother both died when he was a child and he was raised under the care of others, He became a railroad engineer and ran on various roads in the east and west. He lived for 15 years in Rook Island County, Illinois, where he was a farmer, Then he removed to Kossuth county where be has lived for 11 years.

He leaves a large circle of friends who remember him as a kind neighbor and devoted friend, which is the best of all testimonials of his worth and integrity. The family wish to thank those friends for their kindness during his long sickness, and for their many tokens of sympathy and respect since his death.


 

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