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Jeannie A. Bowers, 74

Jeannie A. (Lockwood) Bowers, age 74, of Howard Lake, died Tuesday, May 17, 2011, at North Memorial Hospital in Robbinsdale.

A memorial service will take place Thursday, June 9 at 7 p.m. at Swanson-Peterson Funeral Home in Howard Lake.

Jeannie was born Jan. 14, 1937, and grew up on a farm outside of Waverly, attending country school, and later at Howard Lake.

She married George Libor July 25, 1953, and together, they had a son.

Jeannie was employed most of her life as a secretary in Hopkins, and then lived in West Palm Beach, FL. Jeannie moved back to Minnesota in the fall of 1991, residing in Lakeville until moving back to Howard Lake in 2000.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Stephen and Gertrude Lockwood; brothers Kenneth, Steven, and Ronald Lockwood; sister Kathleen Adams; first husband, George Libor; and nephews Mike Lockwood and Tom Deitz.

Jeannie is survived by her son, Les A. Libor of Buffalo; a sister, Carole Miller (Joe) of Long Lake; grandchildren Joel Libor of Minneapolis, Shawn Libor (special friend Jenny), and Dawn Suess (Steven), all of Hutchinson; great-grandson Jaden Suess of Hutchinson; sister-in-law Doris Lockwood of Eden Prairie; many nieces and nephews, many friends at Shoreline Commons; and friend Gladys Jones of Cokato.