Margaret Bowers


NAPOLEON -- Margaret E. Bowers, 84, of Napoleon, Ohio, passed away Wednesday morning, October 3, 2012.

She was born October 12, 1927, in Defiance, Ohio, the daughter of Earl and Merle (Fitzcharles) Weisz. On April 21, 1962, she married James B. Bowers and he preceded her in death on January 18, 2012.

Margaret was a retired Wauseon elementary school teacher. She was a graduate of Bowling Green State University. She was a member of the Liberty Chapel United Methodist Church. She was a devoted farm wife and loving mother of four children.

Surviving are two sons, David (Betsy) Bowers of Stanton, Nebraska, and John (Cara) Bowers, Napoleon, Ohio; two daughters, Carol (Kirk) Chambers of Delta, Ohio, and Ellen (Todd) Dean, Oak Ridge, North Carolina; one sister, Marilyn Deily, Toledo, Ohio; and 16 grandchildren.

Services will be held on Sunday, October 7, 2012, at Liberty Chapel United Methodist Church, Liberty Center, Ohio, at 2 p.m. with Rev. Barry Baughman officiating. Interment will be made in Glenwood Cemetery, Napoleon, Ohio. Friends may call at the Walker Mortuary, Napoleon, Ohio, on Saturday from 5-9 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to the church building fund or a charity of the donor's choice. Online condolences may be made at

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