Joan A. Bowman, nee Buchanan

Joan A. Bowman, nee Buchanan, age 73, of La Grange Park. Beloved wife of the late Phillip Bowman; fond mother of Sherry (Rick) Halm, John Bowman, Anna (Ernie) Cairo, Pamela (John) Lawrence and the late Joseph W. Bowman; dear grandmother of Richard (Meagen) Halm, Jason Halm, Sara Halm, Ryan Cairo, Evie Lawrence and the late Dominic Cairo; sister of Sue (Ed) Komatz, Norma (Hugh) Stedham, Marijane Bassaloff, Rosemarie (Ernie) Bowles, Jeanne (Sean) Nelson and June (the late John) Stine. Visitation Saturday, November 1, 2014, from 11:30 A.M. to time of Service 12:30 P.M. at Hitzeman Funeral Home Ltd. 9445 West 31st Street, Brookfield. Interment Bronswood Cemetery. Information 708-485-2000 or

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  1. Patti Bolger condolence:

    Pam I’m so sorry for your loss. Sending my condolences and prayers for u and your loved ones. xoxo <3

  2. Doug Whitesell condolence:

    My deepest condolences to the entire Bowman family. You have had a rough go these past few years. Stay strong and know that there are better times ahead. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  3. Susan and Stephen McCardell condolence:

    Dear Sherry, John, Anna, and Pam,
    We’re thinking of you as you mourn the loss of your mom….
    Susan and Stephen

  4. Laura Schulze/EPHS condolence:

    John, our deepest condolences on the passing of your mom. These are always difficult times, but you will keep her with you in your heart always.

    Wishing you peace,
    Laura Schulze

  5. Peleckis Family condolence:

    Dear Anna and Family, We are so sorry to hear of the loss of your mother and we want you to know you are always in our thoughts and prayers. Love, The Peleckis Family

  6. Dear Anna, Ernie, Ryan and extended Bowman family condolence:

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. May you find comfort and strength, through love with love.

    The Cairo Family

  7. John Kramer condolence:


    I am so very sorry for the passing of your mother. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family every day. May you find the strength you need in the midst of all the pain you are feeling.

    John Kramer
    Hinsdale Central

  8. Naomi Shepherd and David Griffith condolence:

    John Bowman

    May memories of your mother in better health provide comfort and peace to you and your family.

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

    David and Ni

  9. Jim Jennings condolence:

    My heartfelt sympathies for the loss of your mother. My thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.
    God Bless

  10. Brian Stedham condolence:

    Anna Sorry to hear of your mom passing my thought and prayers are with your family threw this hard time.

  11. Pat Holm Jodarskii condolence:

    Dear family of Joan, I grew up with her family here in Arkdale Wisconsin and heard of the terrible pain and suffering she went thru. My sympatahies to you all.
    Class of 57 Adams Friendship

  12. Katie Mussio condolence:


    I’m sorry to hear of your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.



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