Kathleen “Kate” A. Bowman, 56, of Bellevue, passed away on Sunday, March 12, 2023 at Genesis Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House in Bettendorf.
Funeral Services will be 10:30 am, Monday, March 20, 2023 at St. John Lutheran Church in Bellevue. Family will greet relatives and friends 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm, Sunday, March 19, 2023 at Hachmann-Mier Funeral Home & Cremation Service in Bellevue, additional visitation will also be 1 hour prior to services Monday, March 20, 2023 at the church. Burial will be in St. John Lutheran Cemetery in Bellevue.
Kate was born January 21, 1967, the daughter of Harold and Sandra (Gard) Bowman. She graduated from Bellevue Community High School in 1985. Kate then graduated from Loras College in 1998. She went on to earn her Masters Degree in Pastoral Counseling in 2016, becoming a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in 2021.
Kate worked as a substance abuse counselor for several years, until she found her second home at Genesis Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House, where she worked as a grief counselor.
Kate loved life and cherished every moment spent with family and friends. She was a very spiritual person and would share her wisdom and love on to others. Her greatest joy was being a mom and grandma. She enjoyed music, reading, getting together with family and friends, and spending time outdoors. Everyone’s life she touched became better, a bright light in our world. Her love, kindness, and compassion is what made her extraordinary. Kate was a beautiful soul a blessing to all those who knew and loved her.
Survivors include her beloved daughter, Erica (Drew) Koranda; her grandson, Zayn; her mother, Sandra Bowman; siblings, Jim (Kristy) Bowman and Deb (Bill) Sieverding; and numerous extended relatives; and many special friends.
Kate was preceded in death by her father, Harold Bowman; a sister and brother in-law, Christine (Marty) Victor; and a brother, William “Billy” Bowman.
A memorial fund has been established in Kate’s memory.
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.hachmannfuneralhome.com
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