Alice Marion (Bowser) Danbom, 68, died in her home on October 16,2003 after a long battle with cancer.
She was born in Hemingford NE in the home of her grandparents Mr. & Mrs. August Forsstrom on March
19, 1935 to Ellis Leland and Marion Almyna (Forsstrom) Bowser.
She was married to Alan P. Danbom on July 14, 1951.
Alice is survived by her husband Alan, son Charles Danbom and wife Joanne of Brownsburg IN, daughters Karan Fisher III and husband John of Virginia Beach VA, Carol Danbom of Hemingford and Lea Ann Bauersachs of Hemingford NE. Her grandchildren Derrek Bauersachs of Littleton CO, Brandi (Bauersachs) and husband Richard Stricker of Hemingford NE, Todd Danbom of Brownsburg IN, Lesa (Danbom) and husband Larry Larkin of Brownsburg IN, Andrea Danbom of Council Bluffs IA. , step grandchildren Claire (Fisher) and husband Jody Redden, great granddaughter Rhiannon Redden, John Fisher IV, all in Virginia Beach V A., and a sister Phyllis Williams of Rapid City, SD also survive her. She leaves to mourn many other relatives and friends.
Her parent's, Ellis & Marion Bowser, one brother Harold Bowser, one sister Shirley Hansen, a son -in-Iaw Keith Bauersachs, brother in-Iaw Billy Williams, sister in-Iaw Carolyn Bowser and a granddaughter Lacy Jac Bauersachs preceded her in death. Also preceding her in death were her father and mother-in-law, Milton and Grace Danbom.
Alice was member of the United Church of Christ Congregational Church in Hemingford serving on the church council for many years. She was also a member of the Women's Fellowship group of the church and served as the President and Treasurer. She was a lifetime member of the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 9 in Hemingford, The 8 & 40 Salon of Scottsbluff, serving as President of both groups, The Nebraska Extension Club, The Box Butte County RSVP serving as President, the Box Butte General Hospital Volunteers, The Prairie Haven Hospice Volunteers and The Alliance Lions Club where she was honored with a Melvin Jones Fellow award. The Hemingford Chamber of Commerce honored Alice in 1975 as the Woman of the Year and last year along with her husband was honored as the Old Timers of the year award. Alice was recently honored by the Prairie Haven Hospice for her many hours of volunteer service in the community. Alice was a devoted volunteer to many people in the community especially the residents of the Hemingford Community Care Center and to her church family.
Her family and all that knew her loved her.
Cremation has taken place and memorial services will be held at the Hemingford United Church of Christ Congregational Church at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, October 21, 2003 with the Reverend Jim West officiating. Inurnment will be in the Hemingford Cemetery.
In lieu of Flowers, memorials may be given to The Prairie Haven Hospice, The Hemingford Community Care Center, The United Church of Christ Congregation Church, The Nebraska Lions Foundation or the American Legion Auxiliary Unit # 9 and to donors' choice.
Bates-Gould Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.