Wayne, 90, died peacefully on Sunday, October 27, 2019. He was born the second child of Francis Earl & Bernice (Child) Bowman.
He graduated from Shenandoah HS in 1947. In Omaha, he earned his 1st Class Operator’s License (radio). During employment at KMA Radio in Shenandoah, Wayne enlisted and used his talents in the signal corps in Korea.
During his 17 year stint as an engineer at KMTV3 in Omaha, Wayne became an independent insurance agent and built a partnership in Patterson insurance and sole ownership of Bowman Insurance. He was elected local, state and in 1983, National President of Professional Insurance Agents. He served as Master of Right Angle Lodge No. 303, Omaha and was Grand Master of Royal Arch Masons in Nebraska.
Surviving are his wife of 52 years, Susan and four children, Teresa (Brad) Bukacek, Tamara Turner, Michael Bowman, Gerald Bowman, 13 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren all of Omaha. He was preceded in death by son Marc Bowman in 2018 and brother, Earl Dean.
Funeral services: Shepherd of the Hills UMC, 13658 W. Meeker Blvd, Sun City West, AZ at 1:30PM Tuesday, November 12, 2019. Memorials may be sent to your chosen charity.