WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Jackie Walorski (IN-02) released the following statement regarding the passing of former Governor Otis Bowen:
“I am deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Governor Otis Bowen. During his incredible career, he touched the lives of Hoosiers across the state and Americans nationwide—demonstrating an unwavering commitment to public service. A household name in Northern Indiana, Governor Bowen opened a family medical practice in Bremen after serving in World War II before moving on to the State House and later serving under President Ronald Reagan.
“Governor Bowen was a trusted advisor to me in the State House, always delivering words of wisdom and kind guidance. He will long be remembered for his humble nature and admirable passion to help others—qualities we should all strive to emulate. Dean and I send our thoughts and prayers to with his wife, Carol, and their family during this difficult time”