B. Lucile Bowlby

July 20, 1920 ‒ August 17, 2013

Galion, Ohio

B. Lucile Bowlby, 93, of Galion, died Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013 at Galion Community Hospital from complications of surgery.

Born July 20, 1920 in Galion, she was the daughter of the late Benjamin and Anna King Holtshouse. She was preceded in death on Nov. 22, 1992 by her husband, Donald Bowlby whom she married on July 13, 1940.

She worked at the former Sweet Gardens in Galion and 13 years at the former Neff Brother’s Supermarket in Galion. Lucile enjoyed crocheting, working puzzles and being with her family.

She is survived by one son, Garry C. Bowlby of Galion; one daughter-in-law, Linda Bowlby of Bucyrus and five nieces and nephews, Linda Brown Whitaker of Wintersville, Phyllis Brown Wilson of Ontario, Daniel Holtshouse of Tucson, Ariz., John Holtshouse of Galion and Carol Holtshouse Duvall of North Carolina

In addition to her husband she was preceded in death by one son, James K. Bowlby; two brothers, Howard Holtshouse and Robert Holtshouse; one sister, Mae Brown and one niece, Elizabeth Klippinger.

Private Graveside services will be held for the family. Interment will be in Iberia Cemetery.