Chapter 2 -
Wife's brothers and sisters and their family

Fred Leland Bowman, Jr. who was born on March 31, 1944 in West Baltimore General Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland. He married Elizabeth Moore. She was born on June 17. We called him Leland. Leland worked as a Sheet Metal Specialist with Lockheed Aircraft Service Co. in Lake Charles, Louisiana. He got up to go to work one morning and went out and got in his car but it wouldn't start so he got out his Harley Davidson instead. It was foggy that morning and he was going down the highway when a drunk that happened to be out driving his car was coming the other way, right up the middle of the road. The drunk hit him head on. It killed him instantly. He died at 6:00 a.m. on Monday, November 25, 1969. Funeral services will be 4 p.m. Wednesday in Hixson Funeral Home in Sulphur. Burial will be in Sulphur Cemetery, Ruth Street, Sulphur, Louisiana.

They have one son and his name is Douglas Lester Bowman. He was born on June 5, 1966. Douglas graduated from Sulphur High School. Douglas married Myrna Merto on December 30, 1989. Myrna Merto was born on October 23, 1966. Their children: Philip Myron Bowman who was born on April 30, 1991, and Glenn Alan Bowman who was Born on July 17, 1993.

Fred Leland Bowman and Elizabeth Moore Bowman lived at 3232 Utah St., Sulphur, Louisiana.

We called him Leland and this is at his father's house in 1967.

Douglas Lester Bowman - 1984

Elizabeth Moore and Douglas Lester Bowman between 1973 and 1976.

From left to right: Richard Leonard Bowman, Fred Leland Bowman and Wayne Dale Bowman waiting for the school bus.

Douglas Lester Bowman standing beside his father's grave.

Fred Leland Bowman's tombstone.

Fred Leland Bowman's baby book pages.

Below are newspaper clippings from Fred Leland Bowman's accident.

Barbara Jean Bowman who was born on September 12,1945. She died from Pneumonia, on March 1, 1946.

Richard Leonard Bowman who was born on September 12, 1946. He married Linda Smallwood on July 21, 1973 in the First Presbyterian Church in Lisbon, Ohio. Linda's mother is Elizabeth Smallwood and they lived at 1012 and a half Main Street, Wellsville, Ohio. Elizabeth Smallwood died of an illness on Tuesday, February 21, 2006. Linda's Grandfather is Matthew Howell.

Richard Leonard Bowman has a nickname of Ricky. Ricky worked at the Electric Furnace Company in Salem, Ohio. He was a Cad Manager. Ricky and Linda live up the road from Violet and Franklin Bowman on Mountz Road, Salem, Ohio.

When our grandmother, Winnie Bowman, past away in 1993, her farm was put up for sale. Richard Leonard Bowman bought the farm. He owns 11 1.92 acres. The house is atwo story and was built in 1930. From 1993 until now which is August of 2005, Ricky has been remodeling the house, torn down the barn (because it was falling down anyway), cleaned up the ponds (there are two ponds), and filled in the strip mine. They hope to move into their new home real soon.

Above photo - Richard Leonard Bowman and Linda Smallwood - 1975

Linda Smallwood

Ricky and Linda when they were dating.

Richard L. Bowman's Senior picture. He graduated from David Anderson High School, Lisbon, Ohio in 1963.

From left to right: Matthew Howell, Richard, Linda and Linda's mother Elizabeth at Ricky and Linda's Wedding party, July 21, 1973.

Richard Leonard Bowman one month old, taken at Olan Mills in Springfield, Ohio.

Linda's grandfather Matthew Howell at Ricky and Linda's Wedding on July 21, 1973.

Richard Leonard Bowman 13 years old in 1959.

Left to right: is Wayne Dale Bowman, Richard Leonard Bowman and Clayson Lee Bowman in 1979.

Wayne Dale Bowman, who was born on October 21, 1947. Wayne joined the United States Army on October 13, 1966. He was a sergeant. He was sent to Vietnam. When he returned he married Diana Miller on July 26, 1969. She was born on January 23. Diana has a half brother by the name of Theodore Warmoth who is married and has a little girl who was born on August 3,1983. Diana also has another half brother by the name of Bill. Wayne and Diana's children are:

a) Michelle Lee Bowman who was born on May 23, 1970.

b) Tadd Eric Bowman who was born on March 28, 1974. Tadd married Beth Ann Stiening on July 22, 2000 in Staunton, Virginia. They currently live in Powhatan, Virginia.

Wayne is stationed in Virginia. Wayne and Diana got a divorce in 1986. He then married Elaine. Wayne got out of the Army on November 30, 1986. Wayne got drunk one night and put a gun to his head and ended his life. He died on January 16, 1988. His interment date was on January 21, 1988. Wayne is buried at the Quantico National Cemetery, 18424 Joplin Road (Route 6 19), 18424 Joplin Road Triangle, Virginia, in Section 23, Site 933. The Cemetery is located midway between Washington D.C. and Fredericksburg, Virginia off Interstate 95 at South bound Exit 150B and North bound Exit 150 to Route 619 West. Proceed three-quarters of a mile on Route 619 West to the cemetery entrance on the left. Directional signs are posted on 1-95 and Route 619. Following are pictures of Wayne and his family and the cemetery and a map to show where the cemetery is.

The picture up above is a picture of left to right: Diana Miller, Wayne Dale Bowman, and their children Michelle Lee Bowman and Tadd Eric Bowman. This was taken in August of 1979.

Wayne Dale Bowman 11years old in 1958.

Wayne Dale Bowman

Diana Miller, Michelle Lee Bowman and Tadd Eric Bowman on July 2, 1980.

Pictures of the cemetery where Wayne Dale Bowman is buried.

Sandra Lynn Bowman, who was born on July 6, 1950. Sandra didn't have any hair when she was born and so she got the nickname of Sam. When Sandra got older her new nickname became Sandy. Sandy became a Pilot of small planes when she was a teenager. Sandy married John Russell Lutz, Jr. on July 12, 1968 in the First Presbyterian Church in Lisbon, Columbiana County, Ohio. Russell was born on May 1, 1948. Russell was a Pilot and flew small jets Sandy and Russell have two boys and they are:

a) John Russell Lutz III, who was born on November 25, 1970. His nickname is Russy. He married Kelly Dawn Campbell on September 28, 1991 at Northwest Park, 1300 Fry Road, Greenwood, Indiana.

Their children are:
1.) Joseph Chance Lutz who was born on July 27, 1977
2.) Dylan Andrew Lutz was born on September 21, 1994.
3.) Alex Michael Lutz was born on November 3, 1995.
4.) Baily Grace Lutz who was born on October 23, 2001.
5.) Chloe Aleise Lutz who was born on January 17, 2006.
Russell and Kelly bought her mother's house, where she grew up, and they live in 5047 Mr. Pleasant St., Greenwood, Indiana.

Above photo: Sandra Lyn Bowman, John Kussell Lutz, Jr., John Russell Lutz, III, and Travis Lee Lutz down at her father, Fred Leland Bowman's house on July 26, 1981.

John Russell Lutz, III

Easter time for John Russell Lutz, III and his family; who is: Kelly Dawn Campbell, Joseph Chance Lutz, Dylan Andrew Lutz, Alex Michael Lutz, Baily Grace Lutz. This picture was taken on April 11, 2004.

b.) Travis Lee Lutz, who was born on January 26, 1974. He married Heather Marie McClain on September 2, 1995. They got married at Pritchard Park in Mooresville, Indiana. She was born in 1977. Travis and Heather Lutz have a daughter by the name of Taylor Marie Lutz. She was born on November 13, 1996. Heather's parents are Mr. and Mrs. Don NcClain. Travis and Heather got a divorce. Heather is raising Taylor Marie Lutz along with 5 brothers and sisters.

Travis Lee Lutz then married Jennifer Lynn Phillips on October 26, 2002. They got married at Camp Sertoma, U.S. 52 and German Road, Indianapolis, Indiana. She was born on December 20, 1977. Travis and Jennie had a baby called Brooklyn Lee Lutz who was born on October 26, 2003. Jennie had other children when she married Travis. Travis adopted one of those children. Her name is Alexandria. She was born on January 25, 2000. Travis and Jennie got a divorce.

Christmas time with Travis Lee Lutz and his wife Jennifer Lynn Phillips, and his children Taylor Marie Lutz and Alexandria. Taken in December of 2004.

John Russell Lutz, Jr.'s parents are John Russell Lutz, Sr. who was born on December 29, 1914 in Youngstown, Ohio, a son of John and Grace Churchfield Lutz. John Russell Lutz, Sr. married Wilamine Walker on September 17, 1933. They lived at 7725 Hitchcock Road, in Boardman, Ohio. John Russell Lutz, Sr. was an asbestos worker for various area contractors and was a member of the Columbiana Tabernacle Church and of Asbestos Workers Local 35. He was a navy veteran of World War II.

John Russell Lutz, Sr. and Wilamine's children are: Mrs. Grace Irene Walker of Brandon, Florida; David Craig Lutz; and John Russell Lutz,Jr.

David Craig Lutz married Diane Knapp and they live in Boerne, Texas. They have two children: Melanie Lutz who was born on April 9, 1975 and she has a daughter by the name of Malina Lutz who was born on December 16, 1993. The second child of David Craig and Diane is JohnPaul Russell Lutz who was born on July 28, 1978. He was named his grandfather John Russell Lutz, Sr. JohnPaul is not married.

Craig and Diane own a company called "Cradin Industries, Inc." It is 30 miles northwest of San Antonio, Texas. They named the company after them. Following is information about Craig and Diane's company.

John Russell Lutz, Sr. has a brother by the name of Randall Lutz of Youngstown, Ohio. John Russell Lutz, Sr. died on May 23, 1978 of heart failure.

The day that Sandy soloed. She took off and landed by herself. She became a pilot in November of 1966.

Sandy and Russell got a divorce on July 15, 1992. Sandy was a Sales Manager at National City Bank of Indiana at the Northwest, 5935 West 86 Street, Indianapolis, Indiana.

Sandy fell in love with Robert Snelling and they got married on July 1, 1997.

Robert's nickname is Bud. He was born on January 24, 1943. Robert has a son by the name of Jeffery Snelling. He was born on August 8, 1969. Sandy and Robert live at 708 Airport Road, Brownsburg, Indiana. Robert has a sister by the name of Becky Wise and a brother by the name of Randy Snelling. Now Sandy is a Licensed Financial Consultant for NationaI City Bank and NatCity Investments.

Sandra Lynn Lutz married Robert Snelling on July 1, 1997

Bruce Edward Bowman who was born on December 7, 1951 and he died from Pneumonia on May 1, 1952.

Clayson Lee Bowman who was born on May18, 1953. Clayson is the youngest child. Clayson moved down to our grandparents farm next door to us and lived in a little brick building by the garage. Grandfather Clayson had already passed away and Grandmother Winnie had moved up with my dad because she was not able to take care of herself anymore and she gave Clayson; my brother; permission to live down there since no one lived there anyway. He has his own business in the garage next door fixing vehicles. He has been doing this for a lot of years.

Clayson's brother Ricky bought a piece of land and gave it to Clayson on May 12,2005. Ricky paid $3,700.00 for it. Clayson didn't move there. The address of this property was 18589 Oak Grove Road, Salineville, Ohio and was 0.460 acres of land.

Clayson passed away at 12:50 am, Saturday, January 17, 2009 at Pleasant View North Nursing Home following a lengthy illness. He is buried at Lisbom Cemetery.

Above, right photo: Clayson Lee Bowman as a child

Clayson Lee Bowman is an artist and this is one of his paintings.

Clayson Lee Bowman on his trike - 1975

Clayson Lee Bowman - 1980

The next two children are Rose Marie and Steve Lenkey's children:

Tina Marie Lenkey who was born on March 19, 1956. She is my step- sister. She married James Gerald Marzano on July 26, 1975. They were divorced on November of 1987. They had no children. His father is Jerry Marzano. Tina then married David R. Smith on May 5, 1989. They live at 4030 Shields Road, Canfield, Ohio. They own 1.426 acres. The house was built in 1997. It is a two story house.

John Steven Lenkey who was born on March 19, 1959. He is my step- brother. He married Kathy Lynn Moms on September 1, 1979. Her father is Donald Morris. John Steven Lenkey is a sergeant with the Ohio State Highway Patrol. He joined the patrol in 1977 to 1980 prior to attending the patrol academy.

He was then stationed at the Ravenna post from 1980 to 1988 where he was selected by fellow officers as "Trooper of the Year" for 1984. He recently had been a trooper with the Canfield post. He is stationed at the Steubenville post as assistant post commander.

They have two children: Lauren Ann Lenkey who was born in 1986 and Erin Elizabeth Lenkey who was born in 1989. They are divorced.