Phyllis Jeannie Bowers
                                April 25, 1923 -- January 30, 2021

Phyllis Jeannie Bowers, 97, of Middlebury, passed away at 7:00 pm
on Saturday, January 30, at her daughter’s home, Marcia Peters in
Middlebury. She was born on April 25, 1923 in Goshen to Raymond
and Edith (Porter) Garman. On April 28, 1946 in St. Paul's Lutheran
Church, Middlebury she married Christopher C. Bowers, he passed
away October 25, 1996. Surviving are two daughters, Marcia Peters
and Christine (Olen) Miller; son, Dan (Brenda) Bowers all of
Middlebury; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; two step
grandchildren; seven step great-grandchildren and two step great-
great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents;
husband, a son-in-law, Ken Peters, and a grandson, Steven Peters.
Phyllis had worked for 21 years as the bookkeeper for Max Myers
Motors, Middlebury before retiring in 1986. She enjoyed making
crafts, needlepoint and crochet work and solving sudoku and
crossword puzzles. She had been active in the American Legion
Post 210, Middlebury Fire Department Ladies Auxiliaries, Middlebury
Alumni and Middlebury Historical Museum. She enjoyed playing
cards, especially Euchre and Bridge and had been active with a
Bridge Club. Private graveside services will be held at Grace Lawn
Cemetery, Middlebury. A public memorial service will be held at 11:
00 am on Saturday, February 6, at Miller Stewart Funeral Home,
Middlebury. There will be one hour of visitation prior to the memorial
service. Services will be conducted by Pastor Daniel Repp.
Memorials may be given to Middlebury Fire Department.


                                Arrangements are currently pending.


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From: Judi Lentz
She was a second mother to me and taught me so much. What a
wonderful woman!
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From: John and Sara Baker
All the wonderful people I grew up around are leaving for a better
place. Prayers for each of you.
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From: Debra & Joel Miller
She was one of kind and the sweetest person we ever met. We will
miss her wonderful, positive attitude. She was my Indiana mom.
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From: Michael Gerber
To the bowers family. my thoughts and prayers go out to all of
you. what a wonderful lady Phyllis was and was always such a
good friend of the frederick family. she will be missed by all. I
remember their poodle growing up. she was such a great hugger
and her hugs always reminded me of my grandma Gretchen.
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From: Leonard E Miller
Will be in Arkansas; my prayers & thoughts are with you. God's
love comfort you.
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From: Amy and Gerald Miller
What a wonderful lady! We will miss her every day. Prayers for all
the Bowers at this time.
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From: Orvan and Elnora Yoder
Condolences to the Bowers family. Your mother was a great
neighbor always wanting to visit as we walked by her house
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From: Tom Hutchinson
My condolences to the Bowers family on their loss. Phyllis was a
kind-hearted and thoughtful person, who made a difference in
many lives. May the peace of our Lord be with you all.
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From: Dee Simpson
A truly wonderful Mother, Grandmother, and Friend, Phyllis
always had that special twinkle in her eyes and a smile that let you
know she had something special to say or to give a hug.
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From: Lynn Bowman Sam Bowers
We send our love and prayers! Will attend Memorial virtually.
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From: Chris and Marge Bowers
Love from all of us in Naperville
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From: Ellisa Jarrold
All my love and prayers are with you Aunt Phyl. You will be
forever in my heart. Say hello to Uncle Chris for me.
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