Joanne M. Bowman
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Joanne M. Bowman
  • December 7, 1938 - July 11, 2017
  • Norton Shores, Michigan

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Joanne M. Bowman, age 78, passed away Tuesday, July 11, 2017. She was born in Ludington, Michigan on December 7, 1938 to Aage and Thelma (Carlson) Jensen. Joanne graduated from Muskegon High School in 1957. Joanne was a people person, and loved making others happy. She spent most of her life in the foodservice industry, and prior to retirement was the owner of the Cherokee Restaurant for 35 years. She and her husband Ted loved to travel, and made many trips to Hawaii, Las Vegas, and the Bahamas. She is survived by her husband Ted of 60 years; Daughter Vicki; Sons Terry (Debbie), Jeffrey (Kimberly); grandchildren Heidi (Chris) Griswold, Eric (Stephanie) Bowman, Jay (Valerie) Richards; great-grandchildren Jack and Chloe Griswold, Bryce Bowman, and Makayla and Jenna Richards. Per her wishes, cremation has taken place and the family will gather privately at the graveside.