Erma L. Bowyer, 88, of Peru passed away in the comfort of Teresa and Marks arms Thursday, October 7, 2021. She was born in Mexico, IN on January 30, 1933 the daughter of C. Henry and Edna Miller Swayer. She married Larry Bowyer in 1952 and he preceded her in death.
Erma was a graduate of Mexico High School, a member of the Church of the Brethren and attended the Bennett Switch Community Church. She and Larry owned and operated Bowyer Excavating retiring in 1995. She was a member of the Deer Creek Doe-etts, loved painting and started a Euchre Card Club that lasted 35 years.
She is survived by a daughter Teresa Pendleton and her children Ryan (Alison) Williams and Shelley (Roger) Eubank; sons Steven Bowyer and his wife Christine and their children Christopher Bowyer and Marrisa (Robert) Doyle, son Mark Bowyer and his wife Mary and his children Mandy (Justin) Rueff , Tyler (Madison) Bowyer and son Michael Bowyer and his wife Rochelle and their children Abigail Bowyer and Emily Bowyer. Also surviving are great grandchildren Alyssa Estep, Robbie Doyle and Carolyne Doyle, Connor Williams and his fiancé Molliey Reed and John Mark Rueff and great great grandson Greysen Williams.
She was preceded in death by her parents, the father of her children Larry and brothers Charles, Byron and John Swayer and sister Gertrude Hiers.
A service celebrating the life of Erma L. Bowyer will be held at 7:00 PM, Tuesday, October 12, 2021 at the Eikenberry-Eddy Funeral Home, 84 W. Main St., Peru, IN with Pastor Norman Snyder and Pastor Phil Cruea officiating. Family and friends will gather from 5:00 to 7:00 PM Tuesday at the Eikenberry-Eddy Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made through the funeral home to Miami County Helping Hands.
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