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Walter Davis Cowan

Walter Davis Cowan

Male 1929 - 2013  (84 years)

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  • Name Walter Davis Cowan 
    Born 23 Jun 1929  Madison, Somerset County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Residence 26 Apr 1930  37 Locist Street, Madison, Somerset County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 9 Apr 1940  4 Preble Avenue, Madison, Somerset County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Died 17 Sep 2013  Starks, Somerset County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Buried Saint Sebastian Cemetery, Madison, Somerset County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Latitude: 44° 46’ 15.9” N-Longitude: 69° 53’ 4.362” W
    Notes 
    • aka “Tubby”
    • WALTER DAVIS COWAN
      ANSON - Walter D. "Tubby" Cowan, 84, died Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, in Starks. He was born June 23, 1929, in Madison to Howard Gilmore and Arline (Davis) Cowan. Walter grew up in the Madison/Anson area. He was married on May 24, 1947, in Madison to Josephine M. Daigle. Walter worked as a mechanic at the Madison Paper Mill for a number of years, retiring in 1991. After retiring he worked a few years as a greeter for Walmart. He was a member of the VFW Men's Auxiliary in Madison. He had served on the Madison/Anson Sanitary Board and was a former member of the Kiwanis. He enjoyed spending time with family, hunting, fishing, camping, football, girls soft ball, playing cards and telling stories. And he kept busy picking fiddleheads, strawberries and bottles.
      Walter was predeceased by his parents; wife of 57 years, Josephine M. (Daigle) Cowan; a grandson Larry Dawes; his brothers, Linwood "Peanut," Howard Jr. "Squirt" and Norman "Juggy" Cowan; his sisters Helen "Dee-Dee" McCormick and Marsha Daggett.
      He is survived by two sons -- Gary R. Cowan and his wife, Peggy, of Madison, and Dana W. Cowan and his wife, Sally, of Smithfield; two daughters, Pamela A. Elias and her husband, George, of Madison, and Jillane M. Hebert and her husband, David, of Douglasville, Ga.; six grandchildren, Edward, Lisa, Gary II, Tony, Andrea and Angela; 10 great-grandchildren, Brittney, Ciara, Kyle, Kaitlyn, Nickolas, Gracie, Devon, MacKenzie-Lee, Jonathan and Jorja; his brother, Edward Cowan, of Starks; his sister, Florice "Bucky" Harlow, of Skowhegan; several nieces, nephews and many special friends. He was also expecting his first great-great-grandchild in November.
      A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m., on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013, at St. Sebastian Catholic Church in Madison. Interment will be in St. Sebastian Cemetery.
      In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in his memory to the Men's Auxiliary-VFW Post 7865, P.O. Box 67, 58 Preble Ave., Madison, ME 04950.
      Cremation and service arrangements are by Giberson Funeral Home, 40 Maple St, Madison.
      Published in Morning Sentinel on Sept. 23, 2013
    Person ID I5804  Reed
    Last Modified 26 May 2017 

    Father Howard Gilmore Cowan,   b. 30 Aug 1903,   d. 17 Jul 1969  (Age 65 years) 
    Mother Arline Davis,   b. 30 Mar 1907, Solon, Somerset County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Oct 1968, Madison, Somerset County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Married 22 Dec 1925  Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Family ID F4047  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Josephine Mary Daigle,   b. 3 Jan 1927,   d. 28 May 2004  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 24 May 1947  Madison, Somerset County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. Gary R. Cowan
     2. Dana W. Cowan
     3. Pamela A. Cowan
     4. Jillane M. Cowan
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  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 23 Jun 1929 - Madison, Somerset County, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 26 Apr 1930 - 37 Locist Street, Madison, Somerset County, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 9 Apr 1940 - 4 Preble Avenue, Madison, Somerset County, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 24 May 1947 - Madison, Somerset County, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 17 Sep 2013 - Starks, Somerset County, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Saint Sebastian Cemetery, Madison, Somerset County, Maine Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S101] Headstone, 21May2017.

    2. [S767] Obituary, Waterville Morning Sentinel.

    3. [S703] 1930 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), ED 13-46, Sheet 20B, Dwelling 428, Family 485, Howard G. Cowan household.

    4. [S622] 1940 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), ED 13-37A, Sheet 5B, Family 112, Howard Cowan household.

    5. [S42] Maine Marriages, 1892-1996, Ancestry.com, (The Generations Network, Inc., Provo, UT, USA, 2003).