Alice Mae Cowan of Hilton Head Island died January 25, 2017. Mrs. Cowan was born in Chadron, Nebraska October 20, 1920 and shortly thereafter relocated to Omaha, Nebraska with her parents Josephine and Melvin Wadley. She lived with them until her marriage to Leo A. Cowan on December 18, 1945 and then moved with her husband to his former work location Venezuela, South America.
She is survived by her three daughters, Mary Jo Savage of Hilton Head Island, Jennifer Anne Cernak of La Crosse, Wisconsin, Joan F. McKnight of Gilbert, Arizona, ten grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. Mrs. Cowan was a member of St. Frances by the Sea Catholic Church and a memorial mass will be held at a later date.
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