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Florence A. Fowler, age 91, of Kokomo, Indiana, formerly of Linden, Michigan, died Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, at Sharp Funeral Homes, Linden Chapel, 209 E. Broad St., Linden, MI, with Rev. Don Neuville officiating. Interment will follow at Fairview Cemetery. Visitation will be held 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, and 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Florence was born on Sept. 23, 1926, in Memphis, Michigan, to John Merle and Esther L. (Johnston) Busha. She married Dr. Kenneth Fowler on June 3, 1967; he preceded her in death Sept. 23, 1994. She had worked for Linden Schools and then worked for MSU as a executive secretary for over 30 years. Florence was a former member of O.E.S. She attended Grace United Methodist Church in Kokomo. She loved to knit and made hundred of Christmas stockings over the years. She loved to read and loved the great-grandkids.
Surviving are daughter, Shirlee (John) Bowers of Kokomo; grandchildren, Johanna Readinger of Zionsville and Andrew (Katy) Bowers of Kokomo; great-grandchildren, Owen and Katherine Readinger, and Zander, Maxwell and Isaac Bowers; sisters, Agatha (Bob) Pingley, Ethel Glombowski and Annis (Patrick) Parrish; brother, Nelson Busha; several nieces and nephews; two step-children, Suzanne (Greg) Warner and John (Diane) Fowler; and several step-grandchildren and step great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Dr. Kenneth Fowler and two sisters Juanita Snyder and Hazel Pattison.
Tributes may be shared at www.sharpfuneralhomes.com.
Published on January 20, 2018
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