Obituary: Bowman, Betty Louise
BOWMAN, Betty Louise (Age 82) Betty Louise Bowman, of Steptoe, WA passed away Thursday, May 22, 2014 at home. She was born in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho to Roy and Marjorie Chappell on October 16, 1931, where she attended school through graduation. As a young girl, Betty had a talent for breaking horses. Betty lived in many places throughout the country as she raised her four sons. She was a true caregiver and cared for others all her life, whether in care facilities or in their homes. She was a hard working, caring mother that made friends with her clients just by being who she was. She was a strong and determined woman, and a member and supporter of the DAV. She will be missed by many who knew her. Betty was preceded in death by a sister, Shirley Bausch. She is survived by a brother, Don Chappell; and four sons: Brad (and Tammy), Greg (and Wanda), Mark (and Janet), and Mike Bowman. She is also survived by several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. A memorial service will be held in her honor on Saturday June 28, 2014 at 11:00am Ball & Dodd Funeral Home in Spokane, WA.