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Obituary: Bernard J. Rowbottom

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Bernard J. Rowbottom, 74, of Golden Valley, passed away Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013, at Loma Linda University Medical Center after a battle with cancer. He was born Nov. 3, 1938.

He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Mary; his children, Bernard (Jennifer) of Douglasville, Ga., Jeanne (Don) Erpelding of Desert Hot Springs, Calif. and Kathy (Ron) Schaefer of Honolulu, Hawaii; seven grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. He is also survived by two sisters; Peg Kovach of North Olmsted, Ohio, and Margaret Kelley of Highland, Calif.; and his brother, Frank (Diane) Rowbottom of Seligman. He was preceded in death by his parents, Bernard and Roselyn Rowbottom.

The service will be at 3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, at Montecito Memorial Park and Mortuary, 3520 E. Washington St., Colton, CA 92324.