Fri, 2014-08-15 05:00 News Staff
June 15, 1941 ~ Aug. 16, 2014
Memorial services for Waltraud Barbara Bowling, age 73, will be at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home in Copperas Cove on Saturday, August 16th at 1:30 p.m. Mrs. Bowling’s last chapter on earth ended August 1, 2014 at 5 p.m.surrounded by family. She was born June 15, 1941 in Germany to Joseph Nuesslein and Frieda Schuster. She married William G. Bowling and raised her family as a military wife. Barbara was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and friend to others. She married on Dec 2, 1966. Even though it saddens us for her to leave, we know that she will be re-united with her loving husband. We love you both with all our hearts we will never forget you. We hope you are dancing like you did in life, when we sprung your surprise anniversary party, and at our weddings. We learned so much from Barbara: How to love, How to cook, How to be a friend, How to help others, How to persevere, How to move forward, and finally How to pass away. She was preceded in death by her parents Joseph Nuesslein and Frieda Schuster and her husband, William Gerald Bowling who retired from military service. Survivors include: Son, Thomas Bowling of Long Island with his wife Melena their children Danielle and Megan. Her second son, Mark Bowling of Round Rock with his wife Kathleen Bowling their children Jeff Dore, ColleenHanson, Jessica Baldwin and 6 great grandchildren: Dakota, Jade, Connor, Gaibe, Kaitlyn, and Kasey.