Name: John Lester Bowlby
From: The Steuben Republican, Angola, Indiana
Date: Wednesday, June 7, 1967
John Lester Bowlby,70, of Hamilton, passed away Tuesday night, May 30, at Cameron Hospital in Angola, where he had been a patient ten days. Mr. Bowlby was caretaker of the Hamilton dump at the south edge of Hamilton.
He was born in DeKalb County on March 7, 1897, the son of the late John and Martha Lowe Bowlby. Mr. Bowlby was a member of the Metz Church of Christ.
Survivors include his wife, Martha; two brothers, Leslie and Thomas Bowlby, both residents of Michigan.
Funeral services were conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, June 2, at the Swift Funeral Home in Hamilton. Interment followed in the Hamilton Cemetery.