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(April 13, 1952 – June 18, 2013)

Marsha Eleanor Bowers, 61, of Midland, died at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit on Tuesday, June 18, 2013. Marsha was born in Salamanca, NY on April 13, 1952 to the late Marshall and Edith (Haas) Abbey. On July 20, 1990 Marsha married her sweetheart, Calvin Bowers in Midland. Marsha played softball and bowling in her younger years. As she got older she loved playing pool. She especially loved her grandchildren and great grandson. Marsha is survived by her loving husband Calvin; daughters, Tracy (Eric Andrews) Stortz, Tammy (Dan Waskoski) Barto; grandchildren, John Brown, Brooke Rhodes, Danielle Sian, Joe Barto Jr., Nicholas Barto; great grandson Dominic; sister, Gale (Tom) Bono; brother-in-law Ronald Nagel; several nieces, nephews and cousins; extended family the Godins from Windsor, Ontario, Canada and Robert (Kathleen) Stortz of Hope MI. Marsha was predeceased by her sister Priscilla Nagel. A Memorial Service will be held at Smith-Miner Funeral Home, 2700 W. Wackerly on Saturday, June 22, 2013 at 11:00 am with Pastor Don Duford officiating. The family will receive friends at the Funeral Home on Saturday from 10 am until the time of the service. Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider the American Cancer Society.Online condolences can be left at www.smithminer.com