Bowers, Sylvia Marie (nee Lane) 70, of Aurora, passed away Thursday, April 25, 2013. She was born September 12, 1942 in Springfield, Illinois, the daughter of the late William and Hazel (Eichelberger) Lane. Sylvia was a graduate of Hinckley Big Rock High School in 1960. Sylvia was employed at Richard-Wilcox for 26 years. She retired from Dial Corporation in Phoenix, AZ in 2003. She was a member of Bethany of Fox Valley UMC since 2007. Sylvia enjoyed working on word search and crossword puzzles. Survivors include her stepchildren, Marlys (Ray, Jr.) Gall, Jeffry (Penny) Bowers, Nina-Faith Young and Keith (Meg) Bowers; her brother, Theodore Lane of Phoenix, AZ; her sister-in-law, Mary Lou Weidner of North Aurora; 8 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Sylvia was preceded in death by her husband, Everett Bowers in 2012; her brothers, William "Bud" Lane, LeRoy Lane and Alfred Lane; and her sisters, Barbara Morrison and Bertha "Penny" Lane. The family will receive friends from 10 A.M. until the memorial service at 11 A.M. on Friday, July 5, 2013 at The Healy Chapel, 332 W. Downer Place, Aurora, IL 60506. Pastor Alka Lyall will officiate. Interment will be at Little Rock Twp. Cemetery in Plano. For further information please call 630-897-9291 or visit www.healychapel.com to leave an online condolence.
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Published in Beacon News on June 23, 2013