Maxine Elizabeth Bowling

November 25, 2015

11-27-15 OBIT bowlingnewspaperMaxine Elizabeth Bowling, age 86, lifelong resident of Farwell, passed away Wednesday, November 18, 2015 at her home.

Maxine was born the daughter of the late John and Edna (Robison) Laverty on August 21, 1929 in Farwell.

She was united in marriage to Robert L. Bowling on October 16, 1948 in Clare, with him predeceasing her on January 10, 2003.

Maxine was a graduate of Farwell High School in 1948.
She enjoyed feeding her birds as well as baking and canning.  Maxine was devoted to her family, especially her grandchildren and enjoyed attending family reunions.

Survivors include her children Terry (Bobbi) Bowling of Farwell, Sherry Sanger of Barryton and Vickie (Daniel) Dysinger of Farwell; her brother Dale (Joyce) Laverty of Farwell, 7 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren.

Maxine was predeceased by her son-in-law Bruce Sanger; siblings Wilton Laverty and Wilma Scott and a grandson and great grandson.

Visitation and services will be held at the Farwell Chapel of Stephenson-Wyman Funeral Home.
Visitation will be held on Sunday from 5 to 8 P.M. with services Monday at 11 A.M.  Burial will follow in the Gilmore Twp. Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Pardee Cancer Treatment Fund of Clare County.  On-line condolences may be left at

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