Howard Cowan Obituary, Death – At the age of 89, Howard Cowan passed away serenely at the Heirloom Inn in Price, Utah, where he was surrounded by his devoted family. In Mountain View, Missouri, on January 29, 1932, Howard Cowan was brought into the world by his parents, Ernest and Cora Buff Cowan. He was the ninth of a total of ten children. His mother, Cora, passed suddenly when he was just two years old. He looked up to Ernestine as his older sister and regarded her to be his mother. At the time, she was only fourteen years old, yet she did a fantastic job taking care of her siblings.
Between the years 1951 and 1955, he was a member of the United States Navy and saw action in the Korean War. On April 20, 1952, he wed the woman who would become the love of his life, Betty Morris. They were able to have two children, a son named Michael, and a daughter named Alese. He was a successful salesman who worked for Sears for a long time and received numerous medals and acknowledgments during that time.
Howard had a deep appreciation for nature; he cycled all over the country and even rode his touring bike to the peak of Mount Whitney in California. He spent several years in California before making the move, two years ago, to Price, Utah, in order to be closer to his family. The church that Howard went to in Pismo Beach was called New Life Nazarene. He was a member of the King’s crew in addition to being an usher, and he had a love for the Lord.
Survived by his wife, Betty; his son, Michael (Sharon) Cowan; his daughter, Alese Bowan; his grandchildren, Adam Bowman, Dylan Taylor Bowman, Melissa (Matthew) Maestas, and Shane (Delaney) Cowan; ten great-grandchildren, and a large number of nieces and nephews. His parents along with his six brothers and three sisters all passed away before him. His thoughtfulness and sense of humor, in particular, will be sorely missed by many.