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Charles Aaron Bowman

Charles Aaron Bowman

Charles Aaron Bowman, 52, Moorhead, MN, died on Monday, July 28, 2014, at Sanford Health in Fargo surrounded by his family. Charlie was born on August 30, 1961 to Thomas and Dolores Bowman in Detroit Lakes, MN. He graduated from Detroit Lakes High School in 1979 and then attended Moorhead State for one year. Charlie joined the US Navy, served briefly and was honorably discharged. Upon his return home he met Joyce Petrowitz and they were married on June 6, 1987 in Detroit Lakes. In 1992, Charlie and Joyce relocated to Moorhead, MN and together raised their three children. Charlie attended NDSU, U of M, Waseca and Globe University. He enjoyed golfing, boating and being involved in his sons baseball whether he was coaching or cheering from the sidelines.

Charlie is survived by his wife of 27 years, Joyce; children, Amber, St. Louis Park, Chayce and Zach, Moorhead; and siblings Bob (Kristi) Bowman, Maple Grove, MN, Tom (Deb) Bowman, Rapid City, SD, Dennis (Jean) Bowman, Fergus Falls, MN, Barb (Al) Ostby, Minnetonka, MN, Dave (Lisa) Bowman, St. Paul, MN.

He was preceded in death by his parents Tom and Dee Bowman.

Prayer Service: Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 7:00 P.M. at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, with a visitation beginning at 5:00 P.M.

Funeral Mass: Friday, August 1, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, with a visitation one hour prior.

Arrangements entrusted to the care of Boulger Funeral Home & Celebration Center, Fargo. To sign the online guestbook, please visit