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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.


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