Shirley Lilias Jane Cowan

September 18, 1930April 26, 2014

Shirley Cowan, 83 of Henderson NV, passed away on Saturday, April 26, 2014.  Born Shirley Lilias Jane Dunbar on September 18, 1930 in Winnipeg Manitoba Canada.  Shirley grew up in Thunder Bay Ontario Canada, where she met and wed her husband of 60 years, John Cowan on May 15, 1953. John, Shirley and their four children moved to Anaheim, CA in July 1968.  Upon retirement, John and Shirley relocated to Henderson, NV in 1997. Shirley is survived by Husband John, Son John Thomas Cowan (June), Daughter Norma Jane Weber (Daniel), Son Jeffrey Andrew Cowan (Denise) and Daughter Cassandra Lynn Cowan.  Grandchildren Angie Beth Sutton (Steve), Tyler John Weber and Courtney Constance Cowan.  Great grandchildren Katie Elisabeth Sutton and John Daniel Sutton.


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J. Carter

April 30, 2014

I want to extend my condolences to the family of Shirley Cowan. This life changing event is very hard to bear, but time will lessen the pain and sorrow. May you find comfort from the God of all comfort at this difficult time as you move through this mourning period.

April 30, 2014

Unconditional love is how Shirley lived her life. I loved her for that quality, and her positive, joyful, fun loving attitude. She is/was a very special blessing, and will be missed by all who had the pleasure to know her.

Gail Reid

April 30, 2014

Shirley was "special" -she loved life and her family unconditionally,always a smile,thinking of others before herself, there is a STAR shining very bright in God's sky tonight

April 29, 2014

Shirley was such a fun loving person with a kind and gentle way. It was an honor to know her. She will be missed by all who knew her.
Dorothy Weber(Santa Rosa, CA)

April 28, 2014

Shirley was such a special women. She was so friendly and always seemed to have a positive attitude. She so loved her husband, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. A wonderful role model showing love and kindness to all who knew her. She will be remembered and missed.
Tom & Jan Rutkowski (Fountain Valley, Ca.)

April 28, 2014

She was such a dear sweet lady. She will be missed by all who knew her.
Don & Susan Sutton (Fullerton, CA)

Dan Weber

April 28, 2014

Celebrating a life well lived. We will cherish the memories forever.