Virginia Rae “Ginnie” Bowman, 80, of Edgerton, KS, passed away on the Sabbath, October 30, 2010 at her home. Graveside Service will be 3:00 pm Wednesday, November 3, 2010 at Edgerton Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 – 8:00 pm Tuesday, November 2, 2010 at Bruce Funeral Home, Gardner, KS, 913-856-7111. In lieu of flowers, Memorial Contributions may be made to the Continua Hospice or Compassion International. Condolences may be sent to www.brucefuneralhome.com
Virginia was born October 5, 1930 in Chicago, IL to Arthur Henry and Dorothy Margaret (Glass) Krause. Ginnie married Robert Calvin Bowman on June 17, 1950 in Edison Park, IL. They traveled extensively, living in Minnesota and Prairie Village and moved to Edgerton 24 years ago. Ginnie volunteered at Edgerton Elementary for ten years. She was a Torah Observant Messianic Believer.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Robert and her sister Judith Mae Anderson. Ginnie is survived by her children, Kathie Sue Gillihan and Kenneth of Bucyrus, KS, Robert Dana Bowman of Edgerton, KS, and Linda Ann Donaldson and Terry of Edgerton, KS; sisters, Dorothy H Rizzo of McHenry, IL, Susan C Krause of Prairie Village, KS; four grandchildren, Heather, Megan, Justin and Kristen; and great grandson Henry Robert.