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Linda Marie (Bunn) Sowers

May 17, 1944 ~ July 23, 2020 (age 76)

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Linda M. Sowers, age 76 of Defiance, passed away on Thursday morning,  July 23, 2020 at CHP Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice Center.    
She was born on May 17, 1944 to the late Marvin and Helen (Highland) Bunn in Defiance, Ohio. Linda was a 1963 graduate of Defiance High School. On April 17, 1965 she married Paul Sowers, who resides in Defiance. Linda was an active member of St. John Lutheran Church, and AmVets #1991 Auxiliary. She was a co-owner of P&T Seamless Gutters. Her greatest love was taking care of her family. She enjoyed horseback riding, snap dragons, and the outdoors.
Linda will be sadly missed by her loving husband of  55 years, Paul Sowers, her son, Todd Sowers (Tabitha Slagle), her granddaughter, Jessica Marie Sowers, and great-granddaughter, Ava Marie' Sowers, all of Defiance. She also leaves behind her sisters, Betty Phillips of Albion, MI, and Sue Meine of Garrettsville, Ohio. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, and her brother, Marvin Bunn, Jr.
Visitation will be held from 9:30 to 10:30 am on Monday, July 27, 2020 at Schaffer Funeral Home in Defiance. A graveside service will follow at 11:00 am at Brunersburg Cemetery, with Rev. Donald L. Luhring officiating. Responsible virus protection measures are encouraged.
Memorials are suggested to the church, American Heart Association, or CHP Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice Center. Online condolences can be given at

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Graveside Service
July 27, 2020

11:00 AM
Brunersburg Cemetery
Christy Rd.
Defiance, OH 43512

July 27, 2020

9:30 PM to 10:30 PM
Schaffer Funeral Home
529 Jefferson Ave
Defiance, Ohio 43512

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