Barbara L. Bowers

Barbara L. Bowers, 73, of Syracuse, IN, and formerly of Huntington County, IN, died Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020, in Bonita Springs, FL.

Mrs. Bowers grew up in Andrews, graduating from Andrews High School in 1964. She lived most of her life in Huntington and eventually moved up to Syracuse to live on Lake Wawasee.

She was born on Dec. 2, 1946, in Huntington, to James and Darlene Hamer.

Survivors include two sons, Bradly Bowers, of Bonita Springs, FL, and Joel (Kathi) Bowers, of Carmel; a daughter, Nicole Bowers, of Winona Lake; three brothers, Lonny (Norma) Ripplinger, Rhett (Marsha) Ripplinger, and Roy (Barb) Hamer; and one sister, Bonnie (Dave) Hall; six grandchildren, Lacy Clark, Madilynn Werbianskyj, Natalya Werbianskyj, Jackson Bowers, Wyle Eby and Foster Eby; and three great-grandchildren.

A celebration of life service will be held on Saturday, Nov. 14, from 3 to 7 p.m., at the Knights of Columbus, 2817 Theater Avenue, Huntington. All friends and family members are welcome.