Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Leslie "Sammy" Bowman

Male 1897 - 1988  (90 years)


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  • Name Leslie "Sammy" Bowman 
    Born 6 Jul 1897  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-24221 
    Died 2 Jun 1988  Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 6 Jun 1988  Riverside Cemetery, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I381997  Generations
    Last Modified 12 Jun 2019 

    Family Meriam Ruth Merner,   b. 3 Dec 1909, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1996  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 28 Jun 1940 
    Last Modified 14 Jun 2019 
    Family ID F259790  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Jul 1897 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 2 Jun 1988 - Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 6 Jun 1988 - Riverside Cemetery, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • BOWMAN. Leslie (Sammy)

      On Thursday, June 2, 1988, at Freeport Hospital, Kitchener, Sammy Bowman, of 285 Peel St., New Hamburg. He was born in Wilmot township, 90 years ago, a son of the late Joseph K. Bowman and the former Julia Appel. He had worked at New Hamburg Felt Boot for 50 years and also worked part time at Parkway Ford Sales (Waterloo) Limited, Waterloo, for a number of years. He was a member of Zion United Church, New Hamburg and had been chairman of New Hamburg Hydro Commission, for several years. Sammy was well known for his car polish and waxing of vehicles. He had played OHA senior hockey for over 20 years in New Hamburg and was a member of the Allen Cup Championship team, in 1925-1926 and was known at that time as Motor Bowman. He also enjoyed his daily walk in New Hamburg. Beloved husband of the former Meriam Merner, whom he married June 28, 1940. Lovingly remembered by one son, Leslie Jr. (Sammy) and his wife Bonnie of New Hamburg; five grandchildren, Patricia (Mrs. Gary Cockram), Tammy, Mark. Shane and Amy; two great-grandchildren, Tyler and Samantha. Dear brother of Oliver and his wife Betty of Kitchener, Roxy Bowman of Kitchener and Mrs. Ida Ament of New Hamburg. Predeceased by one daughter, Carolyn Ruth Trachsell, in 1976; four brothers, Walter, Lambert, Harley and Allen and one sister, Mrs. Emma Molson. Friends and relatives may call at the Mark Jutzi Funeral Home, 291 Huron St., New Hamburg, after 2 o'clock on Saturday, until Monday, June 6, 1988, at noon, when transfer will be made to Zion United Church, New Hamburg, for the service at 2 p.m., with Rev. M. M. Irwin and Rev. Paul Erb officiating. Interment to follow in Riverside cemetery, New Hamburg.

      Kitchener-Waterloo Record 3 Jun 1988 pg B15

  • Sources 
    1. [S2490] aaa Vit - ON - Birth Registration.
      Name:Lesley Bowman Date of Birth:6 Jul 1897 Gender:Male Birth Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father's name:Joseph Bowman Mother's name:Julia Appel