David Bowser

Born in Cedar Rapids, IA
Born on Aug 29, 1941
Departed on May 3, 2021

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David W. Bowser, 79 of Marion passed away peacefully at his home after a long illness, with his family by his side, on Monday May 3, 2021.

Funeral services will be at 1:00 PM on Monday at the Cedar Memorial Park Chapel of Memories. A livestream of the funeral service may be accessed on the funeral home website under the obituary for David Bowser, under the video tab starting at 1:00 PM on Monday. Entombment at Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery. There will be a visitation from 2 to 4 PM on Sunday at the at the Cedar Memorial Park Funeral Home.   

“Following the continued proclamations issued by the Governor, physical distancing must be practiced which may require a limited number of people allowed into a visitation at one time and limited seating available at services. The use of facial coverings is strongly encouraged.”

David was born on August 29, 1941 in Cedar Rapids the son of Virgil (Bud) and Eleanor (Lochner) Bowser. He was united in marriage to Joyce Baker and were later divorced. On July 18, 1982 he married Linda Vance.

Dave will be fondly remembered for his kindness, generosity and dedication to his family. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather. He was deeply loved and will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

Dave is survived by his wife of 38 years, Linda Vance, a son Tim  (Brenda), daughter “Teri Legler (John), son Christopher, son Larry David Vance (Danielle), daughter Tami Vance Brissee (Eric), brother Gordon(Lynn), sister Jan Gilmore (Jack), seven grandchildren, sixteen great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, an infant sister and a brother Michael.

“David’s family would like to give a heartfelt thanks for the care from the physicians and staff of the Mayo Clinics and Hospital in Rochester, MN. and the nurses and staff of St. Luke’s Hospital. A special thanks goes to the Unity Point Hospice nurses and caregivers for their dedication and compassionate end-of life care.” 

Memorials may be directed to HACAP-Food Reservoir Program, the American Diabetes or an organization of your choice to honor David.