BOWMAN – DONAVIN BERNHARD
1940 – 2014
Don was born in Edmonton and spent his childhood years in Onoway, Alberta where he developed his love of sports. He played baseball, hockey, curled and played golf for most of his adult life. In later years he enjoyed cheering on his
favorite teams, the Oilers and Eskimos. In 1959 he joined the Royal Canadian Navy going to Halifax where he meet the love of his life. Don married Barb in 1962 and upon his discharge from the service they moved back to Alberta and settled in Spruce Grove where they raised their two sons. Don is predeceased by his father Bernhard and his son
Jimmy. He is survived by his loving wife Barb, son Michael, grandson Kyle and step granddaughter Shelby. He is also survived by mother Marjorie, three sisters Darlene Ross (Lorne), Sharon Irving (Dale), Betty Bowman (Don Kallusky), brother Ken (Jeannette) and numerous nieces and
nephews and extended family all from Alberta. Don loved socializing and will always be remembered for his great sense of humor and deep love for his family. Don will be sadly missed and forever in our hearts. His final resting place will be in Onoway, Alberta where a Celebration of Don’s Life will be held on Saturday, November 1st, 2014.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation in memory of Don.
Arrangements entrusted with
First Memorial Funeral Services, Kelowna. 250-762-2299