Dennis Bowers

Dennis R. Bowers

Sunday, January 26th, 1941 - Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019
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Dennis R. Bowers, age 77, of Millersburg, entered into rest on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at Sycamore Run Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Millersburg. He was surrounded by his family.

He was born on January 26, 1941 in Wooster, to Charles and Elizabeth (Schlabach) Bowers and had lived in the Loudonville and Wooster area for most of his life.

Dennis was previously married to Dorothea (Bowers) Hinkel for twenty five years. Dennis and Dorothea had four girls. Dennis and Dorothea served as the Founders and foster parents for the Christian Children’s Home of Ohio from 1969-1979. Dennis was also a charter member of the Parkview Church of Christ in Wooster.

Dennis then married Barbara (Graber) Bowers who entered into rest on March 29, 2018. Dennis and Barbara loved to raise and care for canines throughout the years.

He is survived by his 4 daughters, Deborah Beck of Wooster, Denise (Armondo) Abreu of Dallas, TX., Darlene (Sean) Fitzpatrick of Hilliard, OH. and Deirdra (Jeremy) Yocum of Cincinnati, OH.; 4 grandchildren, Andrew Beck, Zoe Fitzpatrick, and Samuel & Henry Yocum; a brother, Robert (Alice) Bowers of Wooster and a sister-in-law, Connie Bowers of West Salem, OH.; foster son Robert Marshall of Wooster, Oh.

In addition to his parents and wife, he is preceded in death by his granddaughter, Ashley Bowers and a brother, Donald Bowers.

A Celebration of Life Service will be Saturday, April 13th, 2019, 11:00 a.m. at Parkview Christian Church with Pastor Brian White officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made in lieu of flowers to either: Christian Children's Home of Ohio, 2685 Armstrong Rd., Wooster, OH 44691 or LifeCare Hospice, 1900 Akron Rd., Wooster, OH 44691.

Custer-Glenn Funeral Home in Wooster is honored with serving the family.

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    Saturday, April 13th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Saturday, April 13th, 2019 11:00am
    Parkview Christian Church
    1912 Burbank Rd.
    WOOSTER, OH 44691
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Posted at 01:28pm
To the family of Dennis Bowers,
With heartfelt sympathy and prayers for you and your family.
I am He who will sustain you. I have made you and I will carry you. Isaiah 46:4 NIV

From the family of Cecil & Alpha Bowers

Cherlyn Wishart

Posted at 02:10pm
My sincere sympathy goes out to your family.
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Posted at 01:15pm
To Dee Yocum and Family, Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for the loss of your father,
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Kay Schlabach

Posted at 03:22pm
Thinking of you all at this time... I was a neighbor growing up with Dorothea, living next to the Oldhams~ Harry, Edith and Dorothea..what memories ! I moved away from area but did hear about the four granddaughters from Harry and Edith. Blessings now to you all as you now navigate this new stage in your lives.
Kay( Mumaw) Schlabach-Medford

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Dear Dee Dee & Jeremy and family, With heartfelt condolences,
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