Obituary for Duane Alvin Bowman

Born: Apr. 13th, 1941
Passed Away: May. 28th, 2013


Friday May. 31st, 2013
10:00am to 11:00am at Throop Funeral Home
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Friday May. 31st, 2013, 11:00am at Throop Funeral Home
Directions to Throop Funeral Home


Duane A Bowman, age 72, of Coopersville, passed away Tuesday morning May 28, 2013 with family at his side. Duane was a volunteer conductor on the Coopersville and Marne Railroad in Coopersville for many years. Duane retired from the US Army after 34 years of service as a staff sergeant in the military police. He also retired from the Union Pacific Railroad where he worked for 30 years. He is survived by his wife of 15 years, Maxine; daughters Lagina (Ray) Kozak, Lavita (Jeff) Marker, and Jaxine (Bryan) Hicks; 9 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren; brothers Jim (Jennie) Bowman, Clois (Beverley) Bowman and Gary (Marian) Bowman; sister, Phyllis Reed and several nieces, nephews, stepchildren and friends. Funeral Services will be held Friday 11:00 am at the Throop Funeral Home, 214 Church St, Coopersville. Rev Randy Miller officiating with burial in the Coopersville Cemetery. Relatives and friends may meet the family Friday morning from 10 to 11 am at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Holland, 270 Hoover Blvd., Holland, MI 49423. An online guestbook may be signed at Throop Funeral Home, Coopersville Ph. 616-837-8161


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