A memorial service for a former state lawmaker who represented Evanston, H. Woods Bowman, who died in an automobile accident in Michigan on July 10, is scheduled for Friday, Nov. 13 at 10 a.m. at St. Vincent de Paul Church, 1010 W. Webster (at Sheffield), on the Lincoln Park Campus of DePaul University in Chicago.
A reception will follow.
Parking is available for both events in the Sheffield Parking Garage on the east side of Sheffield between Belden and Fullerton.
From 1976 to 1990 Mr. Bowman represented the district centered in Evanston, Illinois. Following that, he served as Chief Financial Officer for Cook County from 1990 to 1994. In 1995 he joined the faculty of the School of Public Service of DePaul University. After his retirement in 2012 he maintained an active academic career in research and at the time of his death was professor emeritus at DePaul.
For those who would like to make a memorial contribution, the family suggests the following: The School of Public Service, DePaul University; Grant Park Music Festival, Chicago; Housing Options for the Mentally Ill, Evanston, Illinois; Northlight Theatre, Skokie, Illinois.