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BOWMAN, Dione M., age 58

Died: Friday, November 1st, 2019

Memorial Service: 11:30 a.m. Saturday, November 9, 2019 at Central Lutheran Church, 221 West Main Street, Mondovi, WI


Dione M. (Barnings) Bowman, age 58, of Eleva passed away peacefully on November 1, 2019 at Marshfield Hospital in Eau Claire.

Dione was born on November 20, 1960 to the late John and Nancy Barnings in McHenry County, Illinois. She worked as a bus driver for handicapped children while living in Illinois. She enjoyed driving and loved the children. To help support her five children, Dione worked a variety of jobs. She was married to Vincent Casella with whom she had three children (later divorced) and then married LeRoy Bowman with whom she had two children (later divorced).

She enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren, going to Texas Road House with the whole family, planting flowers, playing games, singing, snuggling with her fur babies, and going to church. Dione's last wish was marry her partner of 23 years, Terry Kerwin. They became husband and wife on October 31, 2019 surrounded by loved ones.

Dione is survived by her husband, Terry; children, Casey (Jenna) Casella of Ettrick, Jake (Steph) Casella of Eleva, Candice (Wade) Aspen of Colfax, Benjamin (Bao) Bowman of Chippewa Falls and Cody Bowman of LaCrosse; grandchildren, Isabelle, Alanah, Zoey, Makayla, Alexis, Emily, Lauren, Malachi, Nevaeh, Jo-Ann, Madallyn, and Scarlytt; three sisters; one brother; many nieces, nephews, other relative and friends.

She was preceded in death by a grandson, Jacob Casella, Jr.; ex-husband, Vincent Casella.

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