BOWMAN, Wade E.
Heart Attack Fatal to DePrez
Hardware Co. Treasurer
Wade E. Bowman, age forty-two,
treasurer of the J. G. DePrez Hard-
ware Company and Shelbyville na-
tive, died suddenly at 10:30 o'clock
this morning at the home of his
half-brother, Robert Brant, 111 west
Mr. Bowman had not been in poor
health but became ill while at work
this morning and had gone to the
Brant home to rest. Death was
caused by a heart attack.
He was born in Shelbyville on
December 26, 1903, the son of Ernest
and Anna Sosbe Bowman. He at-
tended the local schools and had
been employed at the DePrez store
here since a youth. He was a past
exalted ruler of the local Elks lodge
and a member of the Lions Club.
Surviving with the half-brother.
Robert Brant, is a half-sister, Miss
Jacqueline Brant, with whom he
made his home on north State Road
9. Also surviving is his grand-
mother, Mrs. Elnora Sosbe, of this
Funeral services will be held at
the Ewing mortuary Friday at 2:00
p. m. with Dr. Walter R. Hand, pas-
tor of the First Baptist Church,
officiating. Burial will be made In
Forest Hill cemetery. Friends may
call at the Brant home after 7:00
o'clock this evening until Friday
noon and after that at the mortu-
BOWMAN, Wade E.
b. 26 Dec 1903 - Shelbyville
fa. Ernest Bowman
mo. Anna Sosbe - d/o Elnora Sosbe
Family members listed - Treasurer of J. G. DePres
bur. Forest Hill Cem.
Transcribed from Shelby County Scrapbook #1,
pg. 6, in the Genealogy Library Family Files collection of the Johnson County Museum of History, 135 N. Main Street, Franklin, IN 46131
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