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Raymond L. Bowar

Raymond L. Bowar

Raymond L. Bowar, age 87, of Hastings, passed away at Regina Senior Living on January 20, 2018. Ray was preceded in death by his parents, Joe and Angeline Bowar; son, David; 8 brothers and sisters including Generva Reuland (Bill), Earl Bowar (Gerry), Gerald Bowar (Peggy), Karl Bowar, Marie Lucille Bowar, Beth Flocchini, Marion Baillargeon (Dick), Miriam Strebel (Elwood) and brothers in law Del Hilkemeier and John Klein. He is survived by his wife, Donna; children, Thomas (Marcia) Bowar, Mary (Charles) Bobertz, Marcia (Mike) Toombs, Janet (Ernie) Krubsack, Cindy (Jim) Mager, Jeff (Sherry) Bowar, and Bernadette Bowar; 19 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; brother, Joe Bowar (Corinne), sister, Jacque Klein and sisters in law Virginia Hilkemeier and Marlys Esser, and brother in law, Ron Esser, and many nieces and nephews. A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Saturday, January 27, 2018, at 11:00 AM at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, 2035 W. 15th St., Hastings. A visitation was held on Friday, January 26, 2018, from 4:00 - 8:00 PM with a prayer service at 7:00 PM at Wise Family Funeral Home, 400 Spring St., Hastings and 1 hour prior to Mass on Saturday at church. Interment, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Cemetery. Memorials preferred. The Wise Family Funeral Home is serving the family. Visit to sign the tribute page and view the memorial video.