Melvin H. Bowers Sr.,
61, of Caldwell, passed away at his home of natural causes
Tuesday, August 17, 1993. Graveside services will be
held at 2 p.m. Thursday, August 19, 1993, at Knowlton Heights
Cemetery, Caldwell. Officiating will be the Followers of
Christ Church, Caldwell. Services are under the
Direction of Dakan Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.
Mel was born August 30, 1931, in Gate, Oklahoma, to
Samuel and Maude Bowers. He married LaVonne Gates, June 5,
1955, in Winnemucca, Nevada. Mel was a certified welder
and had worked for Gate City Steele and Idaho Concrete and
Pipe for a number of years. More recently he operated
Bowers Pump Service which is now owned and operated by two of
Mel is survived by his wife, LaVonne of Caldwell; six
sons and their wives, Bob and Darnell of Boise, Buck (Melvin
Jr.) and Karla and Danny and Teena of Marsing, Doug and Darla
of Nampa, Mike and Paula and Jeff and Danitta of Caldwell;
nine grandchildren, five brothers and three sisters.
He was preceded in death by his mother and father, one
sister, one sin, and one grandson.
Friends may call at Dakan Funeral Chapel, Caldwell,
from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday evening.