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Information for Clarence C. Bowman
17 September, 1916
23 January, 1983
From the Idaho Press-Tribune
January, 1983
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Clarence Bowman

     Services for Clarence C. Bowman, 66, of 1311 Holly Street, Nampa, who died Sunday, Jan. 23, at his home, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at the College Church of the Nazarene with the Rev. Clarence J. Kinzler, pastor, officiating.  Interment will follow in the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.  Services under the direction of Alsip Funeral Chapel.
     He was born Sept. 17, 1916, at Yuma Pine, Ore.  He was reared and educated at Pomeroy, Wash.  He received a degree from Southern Oregon State College in Ashland, Ore., and graduated with a bachelor of arts and theology degree from Northwest Nazarene College.  Following graduation he taught school for a few years.  He married Alzora Rose on Dec. 30, 1945, at Buhl, Idaho.
     Following their marriage they lived in Idaho and Oregon before moving to Nevada.  In 1953 he went to work for the Southern Pacific Railroad in Nevada and worked as a telegraphic station agent until his disability retirement in March of 1976, at which time he and his wife moved to Nampa to make their home.  He was a member of the college Church of the Nazarene and the Railroad Telegraphers Union.
     He is survived by his wife, of Nampa; one son, Leonard Rose, Winnemucca, Nev.; his mother, Mrs. Clara Bowman, Nampa; two brothers, Kenneth Bowman, Seattle, Wash., and Dr. Ercil R. Bowman, Nampa; two sisters, Lois Spicer and Lola Nance, both of Portland, Ore.; and four grandchildren.
     He was preceded in death by his father, Ercil R. Bowman Sr.
     Memorials may be made to hte Mercy Medical Center Hospice Program, 1512 12th Ave. Re., Nampa 83651.