Bowman, Dorothy Mae
B: 28 Aug 1906, Humboldt, Minnesota
D: 20 Jul 1996, United Hospital, Grand Forks, ND (see obit. below)
M: 20 May 1926, at Hallock, MN, Louis Deere Jr. d. 1987
FN: Reuben Arthur Bowman
MN: Margaret Mae Wilson
Children of Louis Deere Jr.and Dorothy Mae Bowman:
1. Vyrlee Ann Deere
B: 27 Aug 1926
2. Jeanne Deere
B: 29 Mar 1928
M: 21 Sep 1947, Robert Dahl b. 11 Mar 1926
Children of Robert Dahl and Jeanne Deere:
1. Janna Kay Dahl b. 17 Jun 1953 m. 03 Oct 1951, Allan Davis b. 03 Oct 1951
2. James Marshall Dahl b. 26 Mar 1955
3. Beverly June Deere
B: 17 Sep 1931
M: 23 Oct 1954, David Lundberg b. 30 May 1929
Children of David Lundberg and Beverly June Deere:
1. Mark David Lundberg
B: 07 Jul 1959
M: 02 Feb 1977 Lori Johnson b. 1961
Child of Mark Lundberg and Lori Johnson:
1. Cory Mark Lundberg b. 29 Nov 1976
2. Laurie Jean Lundberg
B: 04 Jul 1961
D: (died at birth)
5. Louis Clayton Deere
III (twin of number 4)
B: 13 May 1939
M: 26 or 27 Sep 1958 Mary Louise Lennon b. 02 Feb 1940 Warren, MN d. 23 May 1994.
6. Cheryl Jo Lynn Deere
B: 05 Mar 1946
M: 01 Oct 1966, Robert C. Mattson b. 08 Oct 1943
Children of Robert C. Mattson and Cheryl Jo Lynn Deere:
1. Gretchen Lynn Mattson
B: 21 Jun 1967
2. Bethany Jean Mattson
B: 22 Feb 1970
Kittson County Enterprise Obituary, July 24, 1996
Dorothy M. Deere, 89, Kennedy, died Saturday, July 20, 1996 in United Hospital, Grand Forks.
Dorothy Mae Bowman was born at Humboldt Aug. 28, 1906, the daughter of Reuben and Margaret (Wilson) Bowman.
She was united in marriage May 20, 1926 to Louis Deere, Jr. at Hallock.
After their marriage, they resided in Kansas City, Mo. until 1929 when they moved back to the Hallock area. They farmed near Hallock until 1936 when they bought a farm at Kennedy, where Dorothy lived until her death.
She was a member of Maria Lutheran Church, Kennedy, where she was involved in the Ladies Aid, Missionary Society, Bible studies, and in later years, the WELCA.
Louis Deere, Jr. died in 1987.
Family members include a son, Louis C. Deere, Kennedy; daughters, Jeanne (Robert) Dahl, and Beverly Lundberg, both Kennedy; Cheryl (Robert) mattson, Warren; 10 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, and a brother, Farley Bowman, Eau Clair, Wisconsin.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, a daughter, Vyrlee, an infant son, sisters Lenore Bowman, Ruby Haines and brothers, Lester, Ray and Glen Bowman.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, July 23, 1996 at 2 p.m. in Maria Lutheran Church, Kennedy. Rev. Carl Seamon officiated and interment was in Kennedy Cemetery.
Pallbearers were James Dahl, Mark Lundberg, Rich and Tom Deere, Kelly Mattson, Allan Davis, Steve Lofstrom, and Dr. Michael Traynor.
Music was provided by Lindsay Davis, Charles and Patti Swanson, and Ruth Hoekstra.
Arrangements were with Hughes Funeral Home, Hallock.