Helen E. Bowersock

February 4, 1926 ~ November 2, 2023 (age 97) 97 Years Old

Helen Bowersock Obituary

Helen E. Bowersock 97, of rural Van Wert passed away Thursday morning, November 2, 2023, at Vancrest of Van Wert.

She was born on February 4, 1926, in Van Wert County the daughter of the late Owen Oliver and Leone (Rhodus) Harvey. On April 3, 1948, she married Lloyd M. Bowersock who also preceded her in death on August 15, 2003.

Family survivors include her daughter, Cheryl (Greg) Mendenhall of Van Wert; a son-in-law, David M. Osting of Van Wert; three grandchildren, Brad (Lydia) Mendenhall, Jodi (Robbie) Thompson, and Erinn Sellers; great grandchildren, Lauren (Will) Paton, Samantha Sellers, Derek Sellers, Claire Clay (fiancé, Luke Kleman) and Annie Mendenhall; and two great great grandchildren, Harper and Ellie Paton.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Sharon A. Osting.

Helen was a long time member of the Trinity Global Methodist Church where she served as a Sunday School teacher and was active in the ladies aide. She had attended International Business College in Fort Wayne. She enjoyed playing games, especially cards and also cross stitch.

A memorial services will be held at 2 p.m., Monday, November 6, 2023, at Cowan & Son Funeral Home with Pastor David To officiating. Calling hours are 12 - 2 p.m., on Monday. Interment will be at Van Wert Woodland Cemetery.

Preferred memorials are to the Trinity Global Methodist Church or the Pregnancy Life Center.

Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded at, Tribute Wall.

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November 6, 2023

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Cowan & Son Funeral Home
616 S. Washington St
Van Wert, OH 45891

Funeral Service
November 6, 2023

2:00 PM
Cowan & Son Funeral Home
616 S. Washington St
Van Wert, OH 45891


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