Greenwood Funeral Home
In Memory Of Dorothy L. Bowling
Dorothy L. Bowling
Dorothy L. Bowling
Born: July 13, 1924
Died: January 5, 2011
Age: 86
Dorothy L. Bowling
July 13, 1924 - January 5, 2011
Dorothy L. Bowling, the daughter of Walter and Margaret (Burwell) Smith was born on July 13, 1924, in Oklahoma City, OK. Her childhood years were spent in Oklahoma City where she attended school.



On July 15, 1942, Dorothy was united in marriage to Henry Clay Bowling in Oklahoma City. To this union two children were born, Donna and Michael. Following their marriage they lived in Oklahoma City where she remained at home helping to raise their two children. After a couple years, Henry’s job as a plant manager brought them to Kansas City, MO, Louisville, KY, Des Moines, IA, Dubuque, IA, Marshall, MO, and to Cherokee, IA.



Dorothy enjoyed oil painting, golf, and cooking. Most of all she loved being around her family and friends.



On January 5, 2010, Dorothy passed away at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center in

Cherokee at the age of 86. She was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, Henry Bowling on January 2, 1996; one son, Michael Bowling, in 1963; and one son-in-law, Deon Ray Meyer in 2000.



She is survived by one daughter, Donna Meyer of Cherokee; grandson, Michael Meyer of Lincoln, NE; granddaughter, Stefanie and her husband Matthew Williamson of Aurelia; five great-grandchildren: Jerick, Vanessa, Austin, Gavin, and Kylee; her special companion, Lawrence Crist of Cherokee; as well as other relatives and friends.

Condolences
Wednesday, January 12, 2011
YOU ARE ALL IN OUR PRAYERS MAY GOD HELP YOU THRU THIS SAD TIME GOD BLESS TERRY AND KATHY WENDEL
KATHY WENDEL
Sunday, January 09, 2011
Iam so sorry to hear about Dorothy she sure was a great woman and will be missed dearly.My thoughts and prayers are with the family , God Bless
AMY STRAHMANN
Sunday, January 09, 2011
So sorry to hear of your loss. I hope all is well with you.
Irene Meaker and Carol Griffith
Sunday, January 09, 2011
Donna & family and Lawrence: I can't begin to tell you how much I enjoyed getting to know Dorothy. She was a 'hoot'. My sincerest condolences.
Lorna Clark
Sunday, January 09, 2011
Nelda & I are so sorry for your loss. We have many fond memories of her and Hank and I know you will miss her...so sorry and thinking of you at this difficult time.
John A. Reicks
Sunday, January 09, 2011
Donna and Family, You are in our thought and prayer during this difficult time. Know that your mom and grandma are in peace.
Scott and Becky Olk
Friday, January 07, 2011
My sympathy to Dorothy's family. Dorothy was always a very dear friend to Mom and Dad. 'Ernie and Phyllis Tscherter'
Sandi Witt
Friday, January 07, 2011
Donna, My thoughts and prayers are with you. I always enjoyed Dorothy.
MaryLu wolf
Thursday, January 06, 2011
MY THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU ALL THROUGH THIS TRYING TIME.WE ARE ALL GONNA MISS HER COMING IN THE STORE AND JOKING AROUND WITH US.IT WAS A PLEASURE TO HAVE KNOW HER FOR SHE WAS ONE OF A KIND.MAY GOD BE WITH YOU IN YOUR TIME OF SORROW.GOD BLESS!
SUE WRIGHT
Thursday, January 06, 2011
Dear Donna and family, I am so sorry to hear that your sweet Mom has passed away. I will miss her regular stops at our Dollar General and her fun loving spirit. God bless you and help you during this sad time
I only wish I could help in some way. God Bless you
Barb Kuhnes


SERVICES
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 A.M. Monday, January 10, 2011, at the First Church of Christ in Cherokee.
OFFICIATING
Pastor Tom Lewis
CASKET BEARERS
Friends From the First Church of Christ.
VISITATION
Visitation will be held on Sunday from 3:00-5:00 P.M. at Greenwood Funeral Home with the family present during that time.
MUSIC
"Rock of Ages"
"When We all Get To Heaven"

"Amazing Grace" by Kayla Strasser
Organist- Vangie Sins
INTERMENT
Oak Hill Cemetery
Cherokee, Iowa
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