Erma Belle "Billie" Bowshier
January 7, 1930  -  January 10, 2018

Erma Belle "Billie" Bowshier

Ford-Wulf-Bruns Chapel
2405 Woodland Ave
Coffeyville, KS  67337
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
2:00 pm
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Comforting Hands Hospice
1366 SE Washington Blvd Suite A
Bartlesville, OK  74006

Erma B. "Billie" Bowshier age 88 of South Coffeyville, Oklahoma left her earthly dwelling on Tuesday, January 10, 2018 in Dewey, Oklahoma at the Forrest Manor Nursing Home.

Billie was born on January 7, 1930 to Isom and Marie (Lundy) Skeen in Le Harpe, Kansas. She attended school in Iola, Kansas graduating from Iola High School. On May 16, 1992 Billie married Roger Bowshier in Miami, Oklahoma. Together they made their home on Grand Lake before moving back to South Coffeyville two years ago. Billie and Roger loved to travel visiting every state between Alaska to Florida. Billie enjoyed life and she was always happy, she didn't know how to get angry. She liked to crochet, cook and also enjoyed walking, bowling and keeping a cleaning house, everything had to be in its place.

Billie was a wife, a mother, a grandmother and friend to many. Those left to cherish her memory are her husband, Roger of the home; sons, Charles Bauer, David Olson and his wife Linda; Bobby Fisk and his wife Pam; brother, Larry Skeen and his wife Joyce; eight grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren. She now rest with her parents, grandparents, and sister, Margaret Mewhinney.

Memorial services celebrating Billie's life will be held on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at Ford-Wulf-Bruns Chapel, 2405 Woodland Ave., Coffeyville, KS 67337 at 2:00 pm with Chaplain Jsue Wagner of Comforting Hands Hospice officiating. The family suggest that memorial contributions be made payable to Comforting Hands Hospice, contributions may be left in care of the Chapel. To leave a message of condolence for the family visit


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  1. Kenny & Mary Reiter
    Mankato, KS

    Bob, So sorry for the loss of your mom. Our thoughts and prayers are with you today and always. You are a dear friend of ours. We are just a phone call away....

  2. Harriett Fisk
    Tulsa, OK

    Chuck,David,Bobby and your family. My thoughts are with you at this time with the loss of your Mom
    Harriett Fisk

  3. Robin Unrein
    Independence, MO

    Bob, I am so sorry for your loss. May God hold you tight in his arms in this trying time. Loves and (((HUGS))

  4. Chris and Teresa Skeen
    Kettle Falls, WA

    Chris is Larry Dean Skeen's son. Chris and I have fond memories of Erma (Billie) when she and Margaret made the trip out to California to attend our wedding. God Bless Erma. We send a special prayer to all of her family and friends.

  5. Marcia Mayfield
    Nowata, OK

    My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  6. Charlotte Caf5
    Independence, KS

    very sorry for the your loss we will be praying for the family. Ashley (Fisk) Jarrett we know you will miss your grandmother very much.

  7. Gary Allen
    Mexico, MO

    To Chuck, David, and Bobby so sorry for your loss.

  8. Dave and Linda Hensley
    Sapulpa, OK

    May God's peace and comfort envelope you. Remember for believers, it's not, "Good bye." but, "See you later!"

  9. Brad Allen
    Liberty, KS

    Chuck, David, Bob, My family shares your loss. Your mother was a great lady.

  10. Sheila Brown-Wintrode
    Grove, OK

    What a great friend, lady & at times a patron in our Salon! I know she will be missed... Dick & Billlie also had a great working relationship at the VFW... RIP. BEAUTIFUL LADY❤️😏

  11. Marilyn Tate
    Pomca City, OK

    Thoughts and prayers to all of Billies family. So sorry to hear.

  12. Kyle Allen
    Decherd, TN

    Many fond memories are flooding in, Mom and I express our deepest sympathies to you. Norma & Kyle

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