Merced Sun Star, March 17, 1975, Page 2
Graveside services will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. in the veterans section of Merced District Cemetery for Ted Harold Sowers, 52, an eight year Merced resident who died Friday in a local hospital.
Military rites will be provided by Castle Air Force Base and American Legion Post No. 83 for Mr. Sowers, who lived at 354 W. 19th St.
A native of Mt. View, Okla., Mr. Sowers was a retired Army junior warrant officer. He was a veteran of World War II and Korean War service.
Mr. Sowers is survived by his wife, Vera; his mother, Mrs. Georgia Salyer, Merced; a daughter, Mrs. Mary Lou Nezolla, Fresno; two brothers, Arnold Sowers, Merced; and Lawrence Sowers, San Jose; and one grandchild.
Services are under the direction of Stratford Evans Merced Funeral Chapel.
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