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.