Perry M. Bowerman Jr.

Jan. 2, 1943 - Nov. 6, 2007

Perry M. Bowerman Jr., 64, died Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2007, at Waukesha Memorial Hospital. He was born in Detroit on Jan. 2, 1943, to Perry M. and Margaret (nee Gorree) Bowerman.

Perry proudly served his country in the U.S. Army from 1963 to 1965. He was most recently employed at Birch Fabric in Grand Rapids, Mich., for the past eight years as a salesman. He will be remembered for his love of golf, running, laughing and reading.

He will be sadly missed by his loving wife of 39 years, Marilyn K. Bowerman (nee Mayer) of Waukesha, and their three children, Kelly (Matt) Gates (nee Bowerman), Tracy Bowerman and Nicole Bowerman, all of Waukesha. He is the dear son of Margaret Bowerman of California and the proud grandfather of Gabby, Tatum and Cy Gates, also of Waukesha. He is further survived by his sister, Linda Bitter of California; sisters-in-law, Sue (Wayne) Losinske of Nashotah, Kathy (Wayne) Sajdowitz of Sussex and Marcy (Fred) Neuman of Cambridge; brothers-in-law, Mike (Debby) Mayer of Waukesha, Ed (Bonnie) Mayer of Waukesha; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father, Perry M. Bowerman; his brother-in-law, Bill Mayer, in 1997; and his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Ed and Ruth Mayer.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until the 7 p.m.funeral service Friday, Nov. 9, at Randle-Dable Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha. The Rev. James Volkert of St. Mary’s Catholic Church will preside. Private burial will take place at Southern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery.

Memorials are appreciated to the American Heart and Stroke Association, 660 E. Mason St., Milwaukee, WI 53202.

For further information, please call Randle-Dable Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services at 547-4035, or go to www.waukeshafunerals.com for directions or to leave an online tribute.