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August 12, 1936 ~ May 10, 2022 (age 85) 85 Years Old
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A Graveside Service for Dorothy Bowman, age 85, will be held Monday, May 16, 2022 at 2:00 P.M. at Goldenrod Cemetery in Tekoa, Washington. Pastor Hal Whitman will officiate at the service. Mrs. Bowman passed away May 10, at her home in Tekoa.
Dorothy was born August 12, 1936 at Medicine Lodge, Kansas to Jesse and Thelma (Fussel) Wortman. She attended school at Medicine Lodge and graduated from high school in 1953. Dorothy married Jack Bowman on April 9, 1954 at Alba, Oklahoma and the couple made their home in Medicine Lodge. The couple was married for 68 years.
The couple moved to rural Tekoa in 1965 where Jack taught school in Tekoa and Dorothy was a homemaker. The couple moved into Tekoa in 1996 where they have lived for the past 26 years.
Dorothy enjoyed raising livestock on the family farm in Tekoa. She was active in the local campfire girls, enjoyed oil painting, sewing and quilting. She was an avid reader and loved to work crossword puzzles. Dorothy was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.
Survivors include her husband Jack at the Tekoa home, two daughters, Chris ( Mrs. Michael ) McCallum of Fuquay – Varina, North Carolina and Cathy Bowman of Tekoa, Washington, two grandchildren, Brenna and Derek McCallum; and two brothers, Richard and Jack Wortman of Medicine Lodge, Kansas.
She was preceded in death by a sibling Lola Wortman.
Memorial gifts may be given to the Tekoa Ambulance Fund, Box 597, Tekoa, 99033 or to Kindred Hospice, 1610 NE Eastgate Blvd, Suite 850, Pullman, 99163.
Kramer Funeral Home of Tekoa is caring for the family.