Elizabeth Lois Bower

Elizabeth Lois Bower

Elizabeth Lois Bower, 76, of Zephyrhills, FL, passed away on Dec. 18, 2022, at her home after a brief illness. Lois, as she was known to her friends and family, was born May 19, 1946, in Minot, ND, to John and Anna (Behm) Buettner. After marrying Donald Bower, Lois moved to Oswego, NY, with him in 1969 and was a longtime speech therapist for Oswego County BOCES where she retired in 2001. She enjoyed spending time with her friends and family, playing cards, dancing and traveling. Lois is survived by her daughter Michele Winter; her two sons Shane (Erin) Bower and Kevin (Elissa) Bower; and her five grandchildren Andrew, Julia, William, Jack, and Norah. She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband Donald. Funeral services will be held on Friday, Jan. 6, at 11 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Zephyrhills, FL, followed by a burial at 1:30 p.m. at Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, FL. Memorial donations in Lois’s name can be made to The Thomas Promise Foundation, 4542 Gall Blvd, Zephyrhills, FL 33542 or Gulfside Hospice, 2061 Collier Parkway, Land O’Lakes, FL 34639.

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