James Bowman

James David Bowman, 82, of Elgin, formerly of Ashby, passed away March 23, 2018.
Vistation was March 31 at 1:30 p.m. until memorial service at 2:30 p.m. at his family church, Hosanna Lutheran Church 36W925 Red Gate Rd., St. Charles, IL.
James was born April 21, 1935 in Fergus Falls, MN. He was the son of Ernest and Hazel Bowman. He was united in marriage September 26, 1959 to Mary Koteles. He served in the US Army Reserve for 8 years. James retired from the Win Cup in 2005. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, wood working and time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren.
James is survived by his wife of 59 years, Mary; children: Karen (Brian) O’Neill, David (Ann) Bowman and Eric (Kristine) Bowman; 7 grandchildren: Nicole, Breine, Daniel, Kristina, Kelli Ann, Nicholas and Ryan; 3 great grandchildren: Nolan, Jackson and Taylor; a brother, Dennis (Paulette) Bowman; a sister, Janice (Dale)  Rieken and many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Laird Funeral was in care of arrangements; www.lairdfam ilyfuneralservices.com.