Charles S. Bowman (1949-2020)
Posted By: Ken Wright (email)
Date: 4/30/2020 at 08:21:58
Charles “Chas” S. Bowman of Central City, IA died of natural causes on April 24, 2020 at the age of 70. Considering the current COVID-19 restrictions, there will be no funeral services.
He was born Aug. 16, 1949 in Eldora, IA to parents, Charles C. Bowman & Edith Sievers (LeMoind) and is survived by his sister, Kay Crowley, a niece, Tammy Ross, and nephew, Chris Crowley, of Des Moines.
Chas graduated top-of-his-class from Iowa Falls HS, where he played leading roles in theatrical productions & was elected class president. He pursued acting while attending the University of Northern Iowa and performed with a local theater ensemble while living in Cedar Falls.
After moving to Central City in 1977, he joined Laborer’s Local #43 (where he was known as “Charlie”) and remained a loyal Union worker until his retirement. He married Carrie Kriz on Oct. 11, 1980 and was the proud father of Abby Bowman (Oct. 10, 1984-July 25, 2004).
Chas was a lifelong learner who absorbed information like a sponge. Always curious, he enjoyed reading, researching & public television. He was a passionate music lover, history buff, mushroom hunter, whiskey connoisseur, Bears fan and contemplative thinker. He lived simply and passed away peacefully in his home.
Hardin Obituaries maintained by Laura Blair.
WebBBS 4.33 Genealogy Modification Package by WebJourneymen