Mrs. Gwena G. Bowman, age 65 of Jenison, formerly of Grant, died Tuesday, November 30, 2004 at the Home of Hope in Grand Rapids. She was born Gwena Gean Frickel in Fremont, the daughter of Elizabeth Lucille (Baker) and Harry Frickel on May 5, 1939. She married Franklin Jay Bowman on April 29, 1961 in Newaygo, and he preceded her in death on March 29, 2004. She was in Human Resources Personnel for TCI/A. T. & T Cable, Grand Rapids for 16 years until her retirement in 2001.

She is survived by her children Michele & Kevin Wagner, Craig & Kris Bowman, Erik Bowman all of Jenison, Camille Bowman & Bob Wozniak, Jr. of Oak Park, IL, her grandchildren Benjamin, Chelsea, Caitlin Wagner, Lauren, Emilee & Camryn Bowman, her sister Irene Butler and her brother Chuck Frickel both of Grant. Family and friends will miss a special person. They were a very important part of her life. She especially cherished her grandchildren and the wonderful time and memories she shared with them.

Memorial services will be held at 12 Noon from the McKinley Grant Chapel, on Saturday, December 4, 2004 with District Elder Scott Heidema officiating. Visitation will be held 11:00 AM - 12 Noon service time. For Memorials please consider Hospice of Michigan.

McKinley Funeral Home, Grant, 231-834-5613. http:\\