FOSTORIA — Patricia J. Bowman, 85, of Fostoria, passed away on Sunday, April 22, 2018 at ProMedica Toledo Hospital.

She was born on October 14, 1932, in Fostoria to Harold and Thoral Mae (Cupp) Dauterman. She married John Bowman and he preceded her in death on May 5, 2011.

Surviving are her three sons, Guy Bowman, of Denver, Colorado, Neil (Cindy) Bowman, of Sycamore, Ohio, and Lee (Mary) Bowman, of Indianapolis, Indiana; one sister, Audrey (Paul) Brenaman, of Florida, two brothers, Bill (Gloria) Dauterman, of Tennessee, and Jack (Joyce) Dauterman, of Columbus, Ohio; six grandchildren, numerous great-grandchildren, and one great-great-granddaughter.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and one brother, Harold Dauterman.

Patricia was a 1950 Fostoria High School graduate. She retired from for the Kaubisch Memorial Public Library where she was a reference librarian.

She was a member of the Fostoria Historical Society for many years, loved jazz music, singing, dancing, golf and was gifted in crafting and multi-tasking. She is described by her family and friends as having a great sense of humor.

Visitation will be from 1-2 p.m. on Saturday, April 28, 2018, at MANN-HARE-HOENING FUNERAL HOME, 407 N. Countyline St., Fostoria. Funeral services will begin at the funeral home on Saturday at 2 p.m., the Rev. Donald Goodwin, presiding. Burial will follow in Knollcrest Cemetery, Arcadia.

Memorial contributions are requested to Kaubisch Memorial Public Library Central. Online expressions of sympathy may be made by visiting