Date of birth:  26 Dec 1903 – Shelbyville, Shelby County, Indiana
Date of death: 9 Jan 1946 – Shelby County, Indiana

Unknown newspaper, Shelby County Scrapbook #1, page 6
Repository: Genealogy Library Family Files collection, Johnson County Museum of History

Wade Bowman
Dies Suddenly

Heart Attack Fatal to DePrez
Hardware Co. Treasurer

Wade E. Bowman, age forty-two, treasurer of the J. G. DePrez Hard­ware Company and Shelbyville native, died suddenly at 10:30 o’clock this morning at the home of his half-brother, Robert Brant, 111 west Jackson St.

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 at­tended 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 grandmother, Mrs. Elnora Sosbe, of this city.

Funeral services will be held at the Ewing mortuary Friday at 2:00 p.m. with Dr. Walter R. Hand, pas­tor 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 mortu­ary.

Link to Wade E. Bowman’s grave

Transcribed by Stuart Johnson