Norwalk Reflector: Patricia Eileen (Bowsher) West

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Patricia Eileen (Bowsher) West

• Updated Apr 24, 2019 at 5:07 PM

LIMA — Patricia Eileen (Bowsher) West, 78, of Lima, died Tuesday, with her daughter Lisa by her side.

Patricia was born on Nov. 27, 1940 to Iola (Harvitt) & Leslie Bowsher in Lima. She graduated from Lima Shawnee High School in 1958. Patricia met and married Edward Lowell West in 1958. They spent fifty-four years together. She loved hosting slumber parties and sleep overs with her grandkids. She fell in love with wrestling and boating. She spent her winters in the gym watching her grandsons wrestle and her summers at Riverside Marina in Port Clinton.

She is survived by daughter, Lisa (David) Boonie; daughter-in-law, Juliana (Greg Dorr); grandchildren: Justin (Jen) West, Douglas (Brittany) West, Kristen (David) Paladino, Erica (Brandon Evans) Boonie, Andrea (Kyle) Steinbauer & Aliesha Boonie; fifteen great grandchildren; her sister, Janice Fitz; brother, Norman Bowsher; sisters-in-law: Carol Bowsher and Eileen Bowsher; brother-in-law, Ronald Gilbert, and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband Edward; daughter, Leslie; son, Kevin; brothers: Melvin (Gladys), Donald, Emerson (Dorothy), Stanley, Kenith; and sister, Joyce Gilbert.

Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at Mitchell-Auxter Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 218 S. Main St., Clyde, where her funeral service will begin at 11 a.m. with Pastor Candace Seaman officiating. Burial will follow in McPherson Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The Clyde Biddy Wrestling Program or Promedica Hospice patient care fund.

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