MICHAEL GEORGE BOWE, age 59, passed away peacefully at his home on Friday, July 5, 2013. He was loved by many people. He leaves behind his wife, Judy; son, Chris Putt and his wife Edie; grandson, Andrew; and his siblings, Bob and his wife Barbara, John, and Nancy. He grew up in New Jersey where he fell in love with the water and lighthouses. In 1976, Michael moved to Texas and never wanted to leave his new adopted state. He was a fanatic about his sports teams: NY Giants, NY Yankees, NY Rangers, East Carolina University, and the University of Houston. Michael graduated from East Carolina with his B.S. Degree in Business Administration and an MBA from the University of Houston. He is a Life Member of the University of Houston. Michael worked for LyondellBasell Industries. A visitation was held on Monday, July 8, 2013, from noon to 1:00 PM, with funeral services immediately following, at The Settegast-Kopf Co. @ Sugar Creek. Interment followed the service at Greenlawn Memorial Park, in Rosenberg, TX. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to UH Cougar Pride in memory of Michael Bowe. Send to Cougar Pride, 3100 Cullen Blvd., #3100, Houston, TX 77204-6002.