Walter (Murphy) Bowen, 58, of 1616 N. 12th St., died at St. Nicholas Hospital Friday morning following a short illness.
He was born in Sheboygan Feb. 20, 1902, a son of the late Cyrus and Caroline Bowen. On Aug. 4, 1925, he married Helen Grande with the late Rev. Wanbganss performing the ceremony.
For a period of 28 years, until his retirement three years ago, he was employed by the Leverenz Shoe Company.
Survivors include his wife and one sister, Mrs. Frieda Witthuhn of Sheboygan. Besides his parents, one brother preceded him in death.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Nickel's Funeral Home, with the Rev. August Grollmus, pastor of St. John's United Church of Christ, officiating. Burial will be in Wildwood Cemetery.
Friends may call at Nickel's Funeral Home after 2:30 p.m. Sunday.