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Charles Bower

April 19, 1946 — July 29, 2020

Charles Bower

Charles Lewis Bower, 74 of Bridgman passed away on Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at his home in the care of his family.

A gathering of family and friends will be held from 5-7 PM Monday, August 3, 2020 at the Boyd Chapel of Pike Funeral and Cremation Services, 9191 Red Arrow Highway, Bridgman. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice at Home, Caring Circle of Lakeland, 4025 Health Park Lane, St. Joseph MI 49085. Online condolences accepted at

Charles was born April 19, 1946 in Benton Harbor, the son of the late Charles and Beulah (Stolfo) Bower. Charles served with the US Navy during the Vietnam Era. He retired from Bendix Corporation in 1997 after 30 years of service. Charles enjoyed fishing, University of Michigan football and tending his flower garden.

On July 11, 1981 he married the former Kathy Ludington and she survives along with his sons, Charles and Matthew Bower; grandson: Matthew Bower; a sister: Gertrude Krajecki and a brother, Robert Bowers.

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Past Services

Gathering of Family and Friends

Monday, August 3, 2020

5:00 - 7:00 pm

Pike Funeral Home, Boyd Chapel

9191 Red Arrow Hwy, Bridgman, MI 49106

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