George Bower Obituary

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George Victor Bower

March 29, 1924 - April 8, 2014
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George Victor Bower, age 90, passed away April 8, 2014 in San Antonio, Texas. He was born on March 29, 1924 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania to George Duffield and Anna Mary Bower. He was awarded a Purple Heart for wounds received as the result of enemy action on Iwo Jima in March of 1945. He retired from civil service after many years of dedicated service. He is survived by his wife of 71 years, Ruth Ann Bower; son, James Victor Bower; granddaughters,, Jennifer Klecker and husband Tom, Stephanie Davidson and husband Rob; great-grandchildren, Thomas Klecker, Henry Klecker, Patrick Klecker, Miriam Klecker, Victoria Davidson and Gregory Davidson....
George Victor Bower, age 90, passed away April 8, 2014 in San Antonio, Texas. He was born on March 29, 1924 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania to George Duffield and Anna Mary Bower. He was awarded a Purple Heart for wounds received as the result of enemy action on Iwo Jima in March of 1945. He retired from civil service after many years of dedicated service. He is survived by his wife of 71 years, Ruth Ann Bower; son, James Victor Bower; granddaughters,, Jennifer Klecker and husband Tom, Stephanie Davidson and husband Rob; great-grandchildren, Thomas Klecker, Henry Klecker, Patrick Klecker, Miriam Klecker, Victoria Davidson and Gregory Davidson. Visitation will be at Sunset Northwest Funeral Home, 6321 Bandera Road on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 from 3:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M. A graveside service will be conducted at 2:00 P.M. Thursday, April 17, 2014 at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery with Chaplain Susan Royston officiating and Marine Military honors.

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"A grateful nation joins the Bower Family in mourning the loss of a true hero who answered the call of duty during his country's darkest hour so many years..." Tom Massello (Johnson City, TN)

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