Yvonne J. Cowdry

June 14, 1925April 3, 2018

Yvonne J. Cowdry, 92, of Bath, passed away April 3, 2018. She was born June 14, 1925 in Lansing, MI to Leo and Iva (Treadwell) Redoutey. Yvonne was a member of many organizations including the Bath American Legion Auxiliary Post 412, DeWitt VFW Auxiliary, Sunbeam Rebekas Lodge, and The Big Orange Club. She also served as a Girl Scout Leader, and a softball coach. Yvonne was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Burton; and son-in-law, Steve Albrecht. Surviving to cherish her memory are daughter, Tamara Albrecht; son, Leo Cowdry; 4 grandchildren, Amanda (Matt) Lonnstrom, Adam (Trish) Albrecht, Nick Cowdry, Steve “Kyle” (Francesa) Albrecht; 4 great grandchildren, Peighton Albrecht, Taylor Albrecht, Everett Lonnstrom, Vivienne Lonnstrom; and numerous nieces and nephews. The family will receive visitors Wednesday April 11 from 2-4 pm and from 6-8 pm at Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, 205 E. Washington St., DeWitt, MI. Funeral services will take place at 11:00 am Thursday April 12 at the funeral home with interment following at Rose Cemetery, Bath. Those desiring may make contributions in memory of Yvonne to American Heart Association, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, and Bath American Legion Auxiliary Post 412. Fond memories and condolences may be shared at


  • Leo and Iva (Treadwell) Redoutey, Parents
  • Burton Cowdry, Husband
  • Steve Albrecht, Son-in-law
  • Tamara Albrecht, Daughter
  • Leo Cowdry, Son
  • Amanda (Matt) Lonnstrom, Granddaughter
  • Adam (Trish) Albrecht, Grandson
  • Nick Cowdry, Grandson
  • Steve "Kyle" (Francesa) Albrecht, Grandson
  • Yvonne also leaves 4 great-grandchildren, Peighton Albrecht, Taylor Albrecht, Everett Lonnstrom, Vivienne Lonnstrom; and numerous nieces and nephews to cherish her memory.

  • Gary Wilkins
  • Caleb Wilkins
  • Charlie Wilkins
  • Bill Sidel
  • Tom Townsend
  • Rob Townsend

  • American Heart Association
  • Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
  • American Legion Auxillary Post 412


  • Visitation Wednesday, April 11, 2018
  • Visitation Wednesday, April 11, 2018
  • Visitation Thursday, April 12, 2018
  • Funeral Service Thursday, April 12, 2018

Yvonne J. Cowdry

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Trish Albrecht

April 10, 2018

Traci Sperry

April 7, 2018

I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Grandma cowdry was a grandma to me for so many years and she will be missed. She had so much love in her heart for her family and friends. Praying for the entire Cowdry family during this time.

Alan Lebioda

April 6, 2018

Sorry for your loss and I hope all family the best.
Yvonne made great contributions to the American Legion family and will always be remembered.

Alice Jean & Wayne Loomis

April 6, 2018

To the family of Yvonne, we've known her for lots of years as we've lived in Bath forever, and she was a great lady, and so well liked, take care of yourselves and know that she loved all of you, and she was loved and will be missed. sincerely Alice Jean and Wayne Loomis