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Theodore Bower

February 19, 1950 — July 16, 2022

Theodore Bower

THEODORE ROOSEVELT BOWER, JR. (Ted), 72, of Cleveland, OH passed away late Saturday, July 16, 2022, at his home beside his devoted wife. Ted was born on February 19, 1950, in Bluefield, VA to Theodore Roosevelt Sr. and Eloise (Price) Bower. He married his beloved Debra Ann Linde on April 12, 1975, at Parma Lutheran Church in Parma, OH. Ted was a master automotive painter and detailer, and spent many years as a rigger & millwright, retiring from Eaton Corp. in Euclid, OH in 2020. He was a member of Church in the Valley, in Peninsula, OH. During his retirement, he enjoyed perfecting recipes, riding his Harley-Davidson motorcycle, and spending time with loved ones. He will be deeply missed by all who knew him, including his wife of 47 years, Debra Ann Bower of Cleveland, OH, daughters Jennifer Ann Sestak (David) of North Royalton, OH, Grace Lynn Hejnal (Kevin) of Sheffield Village, OH, and son Theodore Edward Bower (Greta) of Van Buren Township, MI., granddaughters Clara Isabel and Emma Elise Bower, step-granddaughters Kristen Mary and Kara Ann Hejnal. Ted was preceded in death by his parents. A service to celebrate his life will be held on Friday, July 29, 2022, 10:00 a.m. at Church in the Valley, 2241 Everett Road, Peninsula, OH 44264.

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Flowers may be received at the church prior to the service. BUSCH FUNERAL AND CREMATORY SERVICES is assisting the family with the arrangements. Online condolences may be shared with the family at 216-741-7700

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Friday, July 29, 2022

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