Mary Eleanor (Steele) Bowlus passed away peacefully at the age of 97 on Thursday, July 20th, 2023, at Brookdale Senior Living Center of Mt. Vernon, Ohio.
She was born June 29, 1926, in New Concord, Ohio to Harford and Mary Belle (Sharrock) Steele. She graduated from New Concord High School in 1943. She worked at the Bureau of Juvenile Records while attending Muskingum College. She graduated in 1946 and spent a year as a home missionary for the Methodist Church serving at Kingdom Settlement House in St. Louis, Missouri.
She was married Aug.27, 1947 to Dr. Edward L. Bowlus who she met in the 6th grade and with whom she has celebrated 75 years of marriage. She worked at The Ohio State University while her husband attended Veterinary School……………………………………..To read more go to:

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