Robert “Bob” Bowman, age 93, of Imlay City, died Saturday, May 6, 2023 at McLaren Lapeer Region Hospital of Lapeer, MI. Robert J. Bowman was born December 17, 1929 in North Branch. He is the son of the late Samuel and the late Nina (Dodds) Bowman. Bob grew up in North Branch. He is a graduate of North Branch High School, Class of 1947. He married Elaine McLean Dahn on July 15, 1988 in Lapeer.
He was employed by as a truck driver by Northwest Propane in Imlay City, delivering propane for 20+ years. Earlier in his career, Bob was employed as a bus driver by Imlay City Schools for 5 years and delivered milk to the Michigan Milk Producers Association Imlay City and the Ovid/Elsie, MI plants.
Bob enjoyed watching sports on TV, especially baseball and basketball. When his children were younger, he coached Little League Baseball and continued to do that with his grandchildren.
He is survived by his daughters, Deborah (Bob) Kinzer of Imlay City and Jackie (Christopher) Rondo of Romeo; sons, Wayne Bowman of Imlay City, Michael Bowman of Imlay City, Bryan (Lauri) Bowman of Westland and Jeff (Cindy) Bowman of Clinton Township; eight grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.
Bob was preceded in death by his wife, Elaine; daughters-in-law, Anna Bowman and Amy Bowman; and his brother, Alvin Bowman.
A memorial is not planned at this time.
Arrangements for Bob’s cremation were entrusted to Muir Brothers Funeral Home, 225 N. Main Street, Imlay City, MI.
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