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Robert C. Bowman

December 27, 1934 December 8, 2017
Robert C. Bowman
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Robert C. Bowman
Of Arlington Heights

Robert was born on December 27, 1934 in Chicago, Illinois to Cecil and Stella Bowman. He died Friday, December 8, 2017 at home in Arlington Heights.

Bob was a Korean War veteran and worked as a commercial artist. He taught at the Chicago Academy of Art and was an award winning Art Director for the Bradford Exchange until his retirement. Bob freelanced throughout his career as a cartoonist and caricaturist and was a member of the National Caricature Network. In his free time he enjoyed golf, racquet ball and was an avid movie buff.

Bob was a loving husband, father and grandfather and is survived by his wife, Paula (nee LaRussa) Bowman; children Robert (Gabrielle) Bowman and Tracy (Russell) Zemla; grandchildren, Gavin Zemla, Catherine Bowman, and Jennifer Bowman; sister, Candace (Randy) Myers; nieces and nephew, Meagan Myers, Craig Myers, Kim (Aseem) Mital, and Kris Bowman.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Richard William (the late Lynn) Bowman, his parents and stepmother Agnes.

Memorial visitation from 3:00 pm until 8:00 pm, Thursday, December 14, 2017 at Glueckert Funeral Home Ltd., 1520 North Arlington Heights Rd. (4 blocks south of Palatine Rd.), Arlington Heights, there will be a Funeral Mass 10:00 am, Friday, December 15, 2017 at St. Edna Catholic Church, 2525 N. Arlington Heights Rd., Arlington Heights.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to Alzheimer’s Association of Greater Chicago, 8430 W. Bryn Mawr, Suite 800, Chicago, IL 60631, www.alz.org/illinois/ <http://www.alz.org/illinois/>, Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, KS 66675-8516 <https://www.woundedwarriorproject.org/donate> or JourneyCare Foundation, 2050 Claire Ct., Glenview, IL 60025, www.journeycare.org <http://www.journeycare.org>.

Funeral Information and condolences can be given at www.GlueckertFuneralHome.com or (847) 253-0168.


Previous Events

Memorial Visitation

Thursday

14

Dec

3:00 PM 12/14/2017 3:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 12/14/2017 8:00:00 PM
Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd.

1520 N. Arlington Heights Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60004

Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd.
1520 N. Arlington Heights Road Arlington Heights 60004 IL
United States

Memorial Visitation

Friday

15

Dec

9:00 AM 12/15/2017 9:00:00 AM - 9:45 AM 12/15/2017 9:45:00 AM
St. Edna Catholic Church

2525 N. Arlington Heights Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60004

St. Edna Catholic Church
2525 N. Arlington Heights Road Arlington Heights 60004 IL
United States

Memorial Mass

Friday

15

Dec

10:00 AM 12/15/2017 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 12/15/2017 11:00:00 AM
St. Edna Catholic Church

2525 N. Arlington Heights Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60004

St. Edna Catholic Church
2525 N. Arlington Heights Road Arlington Heights 60004 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

JourneyCare Foundation

2050 Claire Ct
Glenview, IL 60025

Alzheimer's Association of Greater Chicago

8430 W. Bryn Mawr
Suite 800
Chicago, IL 60631

Wounded Warrior Project

PO Box 758517
Topeka, Kansas 66675-8517
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