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Nina Lee Bowen

September 10, 1927 ~ March 14, 2020 (age 92)

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Nina Lee Bowen

September 10, 1927-March 14, 2020

Nina Lee Bowen, 92, of La Porte, IN, passed away Saturday, March 14, 2020 at Brentwood Assisted Living in La Porte.

She was born September 10, 1927 in Crawford County, Illinois, the daughter of the late Palmer and Iva (Ames) Lamb.

On September 14, 1946, in Oblong, IL, Nina married Raymond Bowen. They then moved to La Porte. A homemaker, Nina was a member of the First Christian Disciples of Christ. She enjoyed cooking and baking, cross stitch and modern coloring books.

Nina is survived by her two daughters, Carol Nolan of Woodridge, IL, Nancy (Jay Coffeen) Miller of La Porte, IN; son, Douglas (Annette) Bowen of Broken Arrow, OK; two Grandchildren, Sarah Bowen (Wes Rose) of Tulsa, OK, Elizabeth "Beth" Bowen of Kansas City, MO and numerous nieces and nephews.

Nina was preceded in death by her husband Raymond, her parents, a daughter, Charlotte Williams, a brother, Darel, and sister Mary Hamilton.

Arrangements are being entrusted to Haverstock Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 602 Maple Ave., La Porte, IN where the family will receive friends Thursday, March 19 from 4 until 7 PM.  Funeral service will be held at the funeral home Friday, March 20, at 11 am with Pastor Everett Shattuck officiating.  Interment will follow at the Patton Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Brentwood Employee Fund, 2002 Andrew Ave. La Porte, IN 46350; or Patton Cemetery Fund 1401 Rumely St. La Porte, IN 46350. Due to severe family allergies please do not include roses in flower arrangements.

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PS: An additional drive-thru visitation will take place Thursday, March 19 from 7 pm until 8 pm. We will have staff in the parking lot to guide you. This way you are able to stay in your vehicle and still view Mrs. Bowen.

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Gathering of Family and Friends
March 19, 2020

4:00 PM
Haverstock Funeral Home
602 Maple Ave
La Porte, IN 46350

Funeral Service
March 20, 2020

11:00 AM
Haverstock Funeral Home
602 Maple Ave
La Porte, IN 46350

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