Rose Catherine Bowman, 94, of Springfield, died at 7:18 pm, Thursday, October 1, 2015 at Sunny Acres Nursing Home in Petersburg. She was born May 12, 1921 in Chicago to Nicholas and Elizabeth Weber Petges.
Survivors include five daughters, Jacqueline (Roy) Throop of Springfield, Marcella (Jackie) Bowman and Delores Whittington both of North Carolina, Sandra (Bill) Haney of California and Linda (Ed) Bretag of Colorado; one son, Bill York of Tennessee; fourteen grandchildren and several great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, three sisters, Madge and Dorothy Dale and Pat Petges and one brother Frank Petges.
Rose was a homemaker most of her life. She loved needlework and taking family trips.
Graveside Service: A private graveside service will be held at Oak Ridge Cemetery at a later date.
Private graveside service will be held at a later date.
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