Former Gov. Otis 'Doc' Bowen dies
BREMEN — Longtime Bremen resident and former Indiana Gov. Otis 'Doc' Bowen has died.
Bowen was pronounced dead at about 6:15 p.m. Saturday at Catherine Kasper Life Center in Donaldson. He was 95.
Funeral arrangements are pending through Mishler Funeral Home in Bremen.
"Governor Otis R. Bowen's contributions to the life of this state and nation are incalculable," Gov. Mike Pence said in a statement issued earlier today, "and I mark his passing with a sense of personal loss. His story is as inspiring as it is uniquely Hoosier."
Pence has ordered flags at all state facilities be flown at half-staff through Saturday, May 11.