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Obituary of Raymond Case Bowman
August 5, 1941 | Rhinebeck, New York
Poughkeepsie New Yorker
Friday evening, August 8, 1941
Bowman Funeral Set for Tomorrow
Legion Post To Assist in Rites
(Special to Poughkeepsie New Yorker)
RHINEBECK -- Funeral services will be conducted at 3:30 o'clock tomorrow afternoon for Raymond Case Bowman, 47, who died Wednesday in the Northern Dutchess Health center, here, where he had undergone an operation recently.
The services will be held at the home of his sister, Mrs. T. V. D. Budd, "The Maples," Montgomery street, with the Rev. Raymond E. Agnew, pastor of the Thirds Lutheran church, officiating. A military service will be conducted at the grave in the Rhinebeck cemetery by members of the Montgomery post, American legion.
Mr. Bowman was born in the town of Pleasant Valley, June 24, 1894, the son of the late George Norton and Olive A. Case Bowman. He was educated in a district school in the town of Clinton, later attending Rhinebeck High school and the Mt. Hermon school for boys. He was graduated from Eastman Business college, Poughkeepsie, and for four years was associated with the banking house of Kidder Peabody company, New York city.
Mr. Bowman enlisted in the U. S. Army during the World War and served as second lieutenant in the Motor Transport corps at Newport News, Va. He was discharged from service Jan. 2, 1919 at Camp H???, Va.
He was married to Emma Marie Karn of New York and Hunn's Lake? in January, 1924. Mrs. Bowman and two daughters, Viola D. and Doris E., survive.
Also surviving are his sister; three uncles, Charles W. Bowman, Kissimmee, Fla., Oscar J. Case, Bradenton, Fla., and Homer W. Case, Poughkeepsie; an aunt, Mrs. (Lena?) Bowman, Schenectady; a great aunt, Mrs. Fowler, Pleasant Valley; and a niece,Mrs. Herbert H. Decker, here.
Mr. Bowman had resided here the last 15 years and was manager of the Schaffer store here for 14 years.