BOTTINEAU Joyce Bowers, 81, Mankato, Minn., formerly of Bottineau, died Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012, in a Mankato nursing home.
She was born April 12, 1931, to Ole and Gunda Berge, in Souris. She married Walter Bowers Dec. 29, 1951, in Minot.
Survivors: sons, Marshall, of Hutchinson, Minn., Jim, of Janesville, Minn., Gayln, Hidden Valley Lake, Calif.; daughters, Vicky Bowers, of Casper, Wyo., Linda Vigil, of Hutchinson, Minn.; 11 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; sister, Alpha Stanke, of Janesville.
Funeral: Thursday. 10 a.m., First Lutheran Church, Bottineau.
Burial: Oak Creek Cemetery, Bottineau.
Visitation: Today, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., in Nero Funeral Home, Bottineau.