Mrs. Aurilla F. Bowen, 78, died at the home of her son, Zetus Bowen, 2119 Porter Avenue, last night shortly before 6 o’clock following a stroke of paralysis. Mrs. Bowen was born in Huron county, Ohio, May 21, 1844. She came to Beloit from Ohio in 1919. Besides the son with whom she made her home, she is survived by a son, Henry Bowen, Groveland, Florida, and two daughters, Mrs. Lilla Burnap, and Mrs. Helen Fritz, both of Beloit. Funeral services will be held Thursday morning at 10 o’clock from the home, the Rev. E.J. Evans officiating. Interment will be in the East Lawn cemetery.

[Beloit Daily News, May 16, 1923]

[transcribed and proofread by Paul Debry, Jan. 2006]


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