Arline J. Bower, 94, of Clyde, OH passed away on December 29, 2018 at Clyde Gardens. She was born on June 19, 1924 in Sandusky, OH the daughter of Harold and Laura (Beier) Zilles. She was a 1942 graduate of Ross High School.
Arline married Richard Bower in 1942 in Kenton County, KY and he preceded her in death on April 22, 2017. She worked as the Bookkeeper for the family business, Bower Tiling, until she retired in 1994. She was a member of Grace Lutheran Church where she was part of the Daughters Circle, Good Sam Club Spiegel Grove Chapter and Vacationland Travelers Club. Arline enjoyed crocheting, cooking, reading and camping.
Arline is survived by her children, Patricia (Norman) Rife and Jack (Sue) Bower both of Clyde and Thomas (Marion) Bower, Fremont; sister, Jean Hoffman, Fremont; six grandchildren, fifteen great grandchildren and one great-great granddaughter.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Richard Bower; son, Chris Bower and granddaughter, Staci Billings.
Memorial Service: Saturday, January 5, 2019; 11:00 a.m. at Wonderly Horvath Hanes Funeral Home and Crematory, 425 E State St., Fremont, OH with an hour of visitation prior to the service.
Burial: Greenlawn Memory Gardens, Clyde, OH
Memorials: Grace Lutheran Church