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Dan L. Bowman Obituary


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“Hi Kristen, I ran across this memorial of Dan. He was a friend of mine and I don't say that lightly. Scott Bowman ”
1 of 27 | Posted by: scott bowman - detroit, MI

“Pat, Dean, and Penny. I always loved all 4 of you. Dan was like my idol. I'm so sad right now. You're in my thoughts, and in my memories. ”
2 of 27 | Posted by: Mike Tripcony - Little Rock, AR

“I told my dad, Jim Steffens, about Dan's passing. He is 86 years old and still remembered when he and Dick Michaels took some boys on a canoe trip....Read More »
3 of 27 | Posted by: Karen Western - Columbia City

“I'm so sorry for you're lose , My thouhgts and prayers are with you all ”
4 of 27 | Posted by: Debra [ Smith ] Schuchman - IN

“Don & I are so sorry for the families time of sorrow & losing Dan. ”
5 of 27 | Posted by: Sheila & Don Jetmore - IN

“Dan was my best friend I loved him like a brother we had so many great times he taught me so much I would not be the person I am today without his...Read More »
6 of 27 | Posted by: Brook Allen - Fort Wayne , IN

“Kristin and family, I didn't have the pleasure to meet Dan, but being friends with Kristin I felt as if I had known him for years. The deep love...Read More »
7 of 27 | Posted by: Bob and Lisa Compton - IN

“We are very sorry to hear about Dans passing. May your family find comfort and peace in our Lord Jesus Christ. We will keep you in our prayers and...Read More »
8 of 27 | Posted by: Barbra Wagner and family

“Kristen and Cassandra, we are very sorry for your loss. We will always remember seeing Dan out in front of your house with his beloved kids, Simon...Read More »
9 of 27 | Posted by: Rick and Cathy Connerley - IN

“Dear Bowman Family, I am very sorry to hear Dan passing on. I really enjoyed getting to know Dan, he was always quick to smile or say something funny...Read More »
10 of 27 | Posted by: Greg Hey - Aurora, CO - friend

“DANS FAMILY, MANY YEARS HAS PAST THAT DAN ROAD MY DADS BUS, JIM HURD, MANY GOOD MEMORIES OF WESTGATE KIDS. OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ARE WITH...Read More »
11 of 27 | Posted by: janet hurd - Columbia City, IN

“Dear Dean, Pat, and Penny, I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers and thoughts are with you. So many years have passed since we were...Read More »
12 of 27 | Posted by: Mary Rose Ray - Churubusco, IN

“Most of my memories of Dan were of him playing basketball in high school, and then again in our 20's. We were a young and carefree group back in...Read More »
13 of 27 | Posted by: Karen Western - Columbia City, IN

“We little knew that day God was going to call your name. In life we loved you dearly. In death, we do the same. It broke our hearts to lose you. ...Read More »
14 of 27 | Posted by: MARK LEE - FORT WAYNE, IN

“Such a wonderful man. We always had conversations about our kids. Comparing stories and accolades. He will be deeply missed. ”
15 of 27 | Posted by: Cheryl O'Brien - Schoolcraft, MI

“I didn't know Dan well, just through the auction. He was always smiling and ready to take of business on Wednesday so he could go golfing. My...Read More »
16 of 27 | Posted by: marcia foster

“My thoughts and prayers go out to Cassandra (Tina) and the entire Bowman Family. May you find peace and comfort through this difficult time. ”
17 of 27 | Posted by: Carrie DeBerry - Fort Wayne, IN

“To Dan's family I send my condolances. It was a total suprise to hear of Dan's passing. My prayers are with you. ”
18 of 27 | Posted by: Ed Smith - Franklin, IN - cousin

“Hello Pat, Dean and Penny, I'm so sorry for the loss of Dan. What a shock to hear from Donna that Dan had passed away. I have so many memories of...Read More »
19 of 27 | Posted by: Becky Meyer Beery - Columbia City, IN

“I have know Dan for many years of him doing business at AUTO DEALERS EXCHANGE . He was such a funny personality and he never forgot how to take a...Read More »
20 of 27 | Posted by: SUE BRICKER - indianapolis, IN

“Penny and family, My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. I was so shocked to hear this. God Bless you all. Sending big hugs, too. ...Read More »
21 of 27 | Posted by: Norma Lickey - Columbia City, IN

“Dear Kristin,I just spoke to Dan last week and I was so excited that he called me.So I can't express the shock I was in when the told me Dan passed...Read More »
22 of 27 | Posted by: Elizabeth Williams - Indianapolis, IN

“May god wrap his arms around you and comfort you during this time... I'm so glad I got to know Dan these past few years his laughter and jokes will...Read More »
23 of 27 | Posted by: Jennifer Jackson - South Whitley, IN

“Kristin, Dan will be greatly missed in South Whitley. If I couldn't find Kevin he would be at the car lot he would tell me Dan missed him or Dan...Read More »
24 of 27 | Posted by: Kevin Shoemakeri - South Whitley, IN

“Dear Kristin and family, We are so very sorry for your loss. Even though we did not have the pleasure of meeting Dan, we feel as if we knew him. Our...Read More »
25 of 27 | Posted by: Barbie, Neil, and Piper Howdeshell - KY

“Dan,a great friend and dad.I remember the times he wanted to go after the coach who never played Sandy in 5TH grade basketball.Later on we formed a...Read More »
26 of 27 | Posted by: Jeff Collins

“Kristin and Cassandra, Thank you for your time today. It was nice to meet you both and my thoughts and prayers will be with you. If there is...Read More »
27 of 27 | Posted by: Brett Gerber


Dan L. Bowman, 56, of Ft. Wayne, passed away Wednesday, September 5, 2012. Dan was raised in Columbia City and was the owner of A&W Auto Connection. He enjoyed golfing and watching sports. "His laughter and jokes will never be forgotten." He is survived by his wife, Kristin DeVittorio; daughter, Cassandra Marie Bowman of Chicago, IL; parents, Pat and Dean Bowman of Columbia City, IN; sister, Penny Wright; and his four-legged children, Simon and Sadie. A memorial gathering will be from 1 to 4 pm Saturday, September 08, 2012 at D.O. McComb and Sons Covington Knolls Funeral Home, 8325 Covington Rd. Memorials to the SPCA. To sign the online guest book, go to www.mccombandsons.com.