Barber County Kansas

Anna Jane (Bowman) Forbes

Anna Jane Forbes.
Anna Jane Forbes

The Pratt Tribune, January 16, 2007.

Anna Jane Forbes

MEDICINE LODGE - Anna Jane Forbes, 71, died Jan. 12, 2007, at Via Christi Regional Medical Center, St. Francis Campus, Wichita.

Funeral service is at 2 p.m Wednesday at United Methodist Church, Medicine Lodge, with the Rev. Frank DeFisher and Pastor Tom Walters presiding. Friends may call from 3 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Ayres-Calbeck Mortuary. Cremation will follow the service.

She was born Aug. 2, 1935, in Angola N.Y., the daughter of Grant L. and Bessie (Holm) Bowman. A Medicine Lodge resident, moving from Pratt more than 40 years ago, she was a school district clerk.

She was a member of United Methodist Church, Red Hat Society, Relay for Life and Self Culture Club, all at Medicine Lodge.

Survivors include: a son, Dennis Forbes and wife Cathy, Medicine Lodge; a daughter, Donna Forbes Pizzano and husband Robert, College Park, Md.; a special friend, Vernon Rinke, Medicine Lodge; a brother, Vincent Bowman, Orlando, Fla.; a sister, Clara Young, Annandale, Va.; and five grandchildren.

Memorials may be sent to the church in care of the mortuary, 115 E. Fourth, Pratt, KS 67124.

Thanks to Conrad Easterday, Managing Editor of The Pratt Tribune for permission to reprint the above obituary and photograph from his newspaper! The Pratt Tribune is online at

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