Anna L. Budimier (nee Bowles), age 69 of Chesterton, Ind., formerly of Lake
Station, Ind., passed away peacefully on November 4, 2013, at home with her
Anna was born on November 2, 1944, in Lawrence County, Arkansas, to Thurman
and Mildred Bowles.
She is survived by daughters Melony (Travis) Dobson of Chesterton, and
Vickie (Randy) Moss of Gary, Ind.,; sons Charles (Bonnie) Nix of Covington,
Ind., Steve (Kim) Darnold of Topeka, Ind., and Rich Darnold; 13
grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Also surviving are her brother Thurman Jr. (Joann) Bowles of London, Ark.;
sisters Rheba (DeWayne) Crosley of Clarksville, Ark., Wilma (Kyle) Yates of
Norlina, N. Car., and Shirley (Jerry) Hardin of London, Ark.
She was preceded in death by her husband Gene, her daughter Marilyn, her son
Arthur, her brother Bennie Bowles and her parents.
Anna was a woman of faith and a member of Bible Baptist Church of Portage,
Ind. She supported many ministries throughout the years. She was owner of
Anne’s Concessions and thoroughly enjoyed traveling. She loved cooking and
was famous for many of her desserts. She will be deeply missed.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, November 9, 2013, at 1 p.m. at
Bible Baptist Church, 6659 US Highway 6, Portage, Ind., with Pastor Don Good
officiating. There will be a luncheon immediately following the service.
The family will receive friends on Saturday from 10 a.m. until the time of
service at the church.
Donations may be made on Anna’s behalf to Bible Baptist Church.
Arrangements are under the direction of White-Love Funeral Home, 525 South
2nd St., Chesterton, 219-926-1309.