Ernie Lee Bowser, 61, of Friedens
Ernie Lee Bowser, 61, of Friedens, passed on Oct. 25, 2012 at home. Born Aug. 2, 1951 in Somerset, he is the son of the late Elwood and Verna (Beeman) Bowser. He is also preceded in death by his brothers Donald, Harley, and Elwood Jr.; and sisters Mary Jane Bailey, Patricia Baer, and Phyliss Roadman. Ernie is survived by his wife of 43 years, Barbara (Foy) Bowser; children: Ernie and wife Tammy (Sullivan) of Shanksville; Pamela and husband Russ of Berlin; Heidi of Shanksville; and Bobby of Somerset; grandchildren: Ernie Bowser Jr.; Skyler Anderson; Dustin Drake; Shianna Bowser; Tyler Chonko; Dylan Drake; Drew Drake; and Abbygail Bowser; great-grandchildren: Jayden Bowser, Collen Mardis, and Jeremiah Anderson; and sisters Leanore Housel, Peg Bailey, and Ruth Slifco. Ernie enjoyed hunting, camping, and spending time with his grandchildren. Friends will be received from 2 to 8 p.m. with a service to follow at 8 p.m. Sunday at Miller Funeral Home and Crematory, Somerset, Rev. Sam Coughenour officiating. Interment at Listie Cemetery. Online condolences may be sent to www.millerfuneralhomeandcrematory.com.