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SOWERS, Leo Ralston

Source: Crawfordsville Journal-Review
April 6, 1954

Leo Ralston Sowers, who was 59 Monday, died early Tuesday morning following an illness of 3 years. Mr. Sowers suffered a cerebral hemorrhage in 1951.  Death was due to pneumonia with which he became afflicated two weeks ago.  Born near Wallace on a farm April 5, 1895, Mr. Sowers was the son of Samuel H. and Minnie Grimes Sowers.  He attended school in both Wallace and Covington and graduated from CHS in 1915.  Mr. Sowers married July 4, 1917 to Ruby Shuler of Wallace.  Mr. and Mrs. Sowers resided on a farm near Wallace until 1938 when they moved into Wallace and Mr. Sowers became the janitor at the Wallace HS.  He continued on duty until stricken 3 years ago.  Mr. Sowers is survived by his wife, who is the Wallace correspondent for the Journal-Review, two sons, Edgar of Wallace and Robert L. of Crawfordsville; a daughter, Mrs. Edith Gray of Waynetown; 5 grandchildren, a sister, Mrs. Lavern Clore of Wallace and a brother, Vernice of Wallace. Funeral arrangements were incomplete Tuesday morning

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