Glenn E. Bowman, 69, H. Walter Bowman and Sons owner, Rothsville Fire Co. volunteer

By on July 6, 2016

Glenn E. Bowman, 69, of Lititz, passed away Thursday, June 30, 2016, at Wellspan Ephrata Community Hospital.

He was born in Rothsville to the late H. Walter and Esther (Zimmerman) Bowman, and was the husband of Barbara (Hess) Bowman, with whom he shared 50 years of marriage.

Glenn was a member of Jerusalem Lutheran Church. He was the owner/operator of H. Walter Bowman and Sons. Glenn was also a volunteer for Rothsville Fire Company, notably one of the first junior firemen. He was also an avid fisher/hunter.

In addition to his wife, Glenn is survived by two sons: Ray, husband of Laura Bowman, of Rothsville; Gene, husband of Lori Bowman, of Rothsville; three grandchildren; a brother: Henry, husband of Eileen Bowman, of Lititz; two sisters: Florence, wife of Bill Morgan, of Rothsville; and Gladys, wife of John Snyder of Lititz.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a grandson: Patrick Ryan Straw.

Services were held July 6 at Stradling Funeral Home, Akron, with Pastor Robert Lowden officiating. He was interred in the Rothsville Lutheran Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Glenn’s memory may be made to Ephrata Community Health Foundation, memo: For Cancer Center, 722 W. Main St., Ephrata, PA 17522; or the Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Susquehanna Valley, 1054 New Holland Ave., Lancaster, PA 17601.

Arrangements by Stradling Funeral Homes Inc., Akron/Ephrata. Online condolences can be given at

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