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Information for Laura Rose Cram Bowler
16 June, 1956
6 January, 1997
From the Idaho Press-Tribune
January, 1997
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Laura Bowler

     Laura Rose Cram Bowler, 40, of Melba, was taken from her family on Monday evening, Jan. 6, 1997, by injuries she received from gunshot wounds.  Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 10, 1997, at the Melba Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints with Pastor Jack McWhorter officiating.  Burial will follow at the Melba Cemetery.  Services are under the direction of Alsip Funeral Chapel, Nampa.
     Laura Rose Cram Bowler was born on June16, 1956, in Melba, to John C. and Leola M. Cram.  She grew up in Melba with her 10 brothers and sisters.  She graduated from melba High school in 1974.  She married Chris Bowler and they had no children.
     Laura was trained as a court recorder and also worked in Boise as a legal secretary. She later returned to Melba and farmed with her dad and brother, Mike.  She loved her family and was very devoted to her nieces and nephews.  She worked very hard on the farm and love every minute of it.  She enjoyed her friends and always had a smile for al she met.
     Laura is survived by 3 sisters, Mary Brown, Martha Burton and Abby Bradshaw; 3 brothers, David, Frank and Alma Cram.  Also surviving her are many nieces and nephews and her best friend, Jan Twitchell.
     She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Leola Cram; and 3 brothers, Eddie, Bryan and Phillip.  Her brother and farming partner, Mike died along with her.
     Laura will be remembered by her family and many friends for her zest of life and her strong work ethic.  Her generosity and love for her fellow man touched us all.
     The family suggests memorials to a favorite charity or gifts may be sent in Laura's name to the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Nampa, ID, in care of Jack McWhorter, 101 Marjorie Ave., Middleton, ID 83644, for the education of the Cram children.