Donald James Bowman died peacefully in his home Jan. 25, 2018 at the age of 78.
Donald was born in Cameron, Missouri in 1939. He was the son of Donald and Helen Bowman. He met the love of his life, Nancy Crenshaw at Graceland College and was married Aug. 10, 1962. During their 55 years of marriage they had many adventures and met numerous friends. Donald made Montana his home in 1969 where he raised his family. Don worked at MHD in Butte for 25 years when he retired in 2002. Donald was very proud of his four children and four grandchildren. Donald was very active in his church as the people he met were a blessing to him as he was a blessing to them. Donald was an Evangelist in the Community of Christ Church and he was a life-long follower of Jesus Christ.
Donald is survived by his wife, Nancy Bowman; sister, Linda White; his children, Kathy (Mike) Salois, Kristy Bowman, Matthew (Jody) Bowman, and Joshua (Jennifer) Bowman; grandchildren, Meredith and Colin Salois, and Ransom and Morgan Bowman; a brother-in-law, James (Karen) Crenshaw; sisters-in-law, Ann Crenshaw and Nancy Keller Crenshaw, whom he loved very much; and numerous nieces and nephews that he cared for greatly.
A Memorial service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 31, at the Community of Christ Church in Whitehall. Donations may be made to the charity of your choice or Outreach International.