Leon Reporter, Leon, Iowa Thursday, February 3, l898
GEO. BOWSHER, youngest son of MR. and MRS. ROBERT BOWSHER, of this city, was born at Princeton, Mo., Jan. 27, l867, died at St. Joseph, Mo., Sunday, Jan. 30, l898, aged 3l years, 3 days.
The remains were brought to Leon Tuesday afternoon, the funeral services being held from the family residence, Wednesday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock, conducted by Rev. Geo. Winterbourne, Pastor of the M.E. Church, the interment being in the Leon Cemetery.
The deceased had been an invalid since he was about nine years of age, never fully recovering from a severe illness, and for a number of years had been at a sanitarium at St. Joe, for treatment.
The bereaved parents, brother and sister have the deep sympathy of many friends in their bereavement.
Copied by Cordelia Suzann "With permission from the Leon Journal Reporter" November 30, 2002