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Grace J Kelly Cowan

Female 1901 - 1987  (85 years)


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  • Name Grace J Kelly Cowan 
    Born 25 Nov 1901  Emmett, Pottawatomie County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 28 May 1987  Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Mount Calvary Cemetery, St. Marys, Pottawatomie County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I3040  Rossville
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father John Kelly,   b. 29 Nov 1854, Medford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Sep 1940, Holton, Jackson County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother Catherine McNamara Kelly,   d. 1940 
    Married 16 Apr 1890 
    Family ID F1464  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John Thomas Cowan,   b. 9 Sep 1901, Uniontown, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Feb 1992, St. Marys, Pottawatomie County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Married 26 Nov 1925  Emmett, Pottawatomie County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Laurita J Cowan Hammel,   b. 14 Nov 1929, Delia, Jackson County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 May 2008, Manhattan, Riley County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    +2. Grace Louise Cowan Deiter
     3. Elaine Cowan Phillips
     4. Anne Cowan Steinbock
    +5. Ronald Cowan
    Documents
    Marriage- Kelly, Grace-Cowan, John
    Marriage- Kelly, Grace-Cowan, John
    A marriage license was granted Saturday to John T. Cowan of Delia and Grace J. Kelley [sic Kelly] of Emmett.
    Anniversary- Cowan, John and Grace 1
    Anniversary- Cowan, John and Grace 1
    MR. AND MRS. JOHN COWAN, Delia, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a Mass of Thanksgiving in Sacred Heart Church in Delia at 11:30 a.m. Sunday, November 30. A reception in the Delia School will follow. Friends and relatives are invited to call. The Cowans request that no gifts be presented.

    Sunday evening, a dinner will be given for the family at the Community Center in Rossville.

    Hosts for the reception will be their children: Mr. and Mrs. Kelly Phillips, Olathe; Mr. and Mrs. Loren Hammel, Manhattan; Mr. and Mrs. Howard Deiter, Maple Hill; Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Steinbock, Topeka; and Mr. and Mrs. Ron Cowan, Rossville.

    Mr. and Mrs. Cowan were married November 26, 1925 at Emmett. They have lived in the Delia community all of their married life. They have 21 grandchildren.
    Anniversary- Cowan, John and Grace 2
    Anniversary- Cowan, John and Grace 2
    Mr. and Mrs. John Cowan
    Celebrate 60th Anniversary
    Mr. and Mrs. John Cowan, Rossville, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with a Mass of Thanksgiving at noon Sunday, December 8, 1985, at Sacred Heart Church, Delia. A dinner followed at the Centennial Building in St. Marys.

    Hosting the occasion were their children: Mr. and Mrs. Kelly Phillips, Olathe; Mr. and Mrs. Loren Hammel, Manhattan; Mr. and Mrs. Howard Deiter, Maple Hill; Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Steinbock, Topeka; and Mr. and Mrs. Ron Cowan, Rossville.

    John T. Cowan and Grace J. Kelley were married November 26, 1925, at Emmett.
    Last Modified 28 Nov 2017 11:24:36 
    Family ID F1465  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount Calvary Cemetery, St. Marys, Pottawatomie County, Kansas Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Obituary- Cowan, Grace 1
    Obituary- Cowan, Grace 1
    Mrs. Grace J. Cowan
    ROSSVILLE - Mrs. Grace J. Cowan, 85, Rossville, died late Thursday, May 28, 1987, at her home.
    She was born Nov. 25, 1901, in Holycross, now Emmett, the daugh¬ter of John and Catherine McNa¬mara Kelly.
    Mrs. Cowan was a member of Sa¬cred Heart Catholic Church at Delia, St. Stanislaus Catholic Church Altar Society and Golden Agers Club, both in Rossville, and Royal Neighbors of America.
    She married John T. Cowan Nov. 26, 1925, in Emmett. They farmed near Delia until 1975, when they moved to Rossville. He survives.
    Other survivors include four daughters, Mrs. Elaine Phillips, Ola¬the, Mrs. Laurita Hammel, Manhat¬tan, Mrs. Louise Deiter, Maple Hill, and Mrs. Anne Steinbock, Topeka; a son, Ron Cowan, Rossville; a sister, Mrs. Anna Hanrahan, Topeka; 21 grandchildren; and 18 great-grand¬children.
    Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday at Sa¬cred Heart Catholic Church in Delia. Burial will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery at St. Marys. Mrs. Cowan will lie in state after 9 a.m. Sunday at Verschelden Funeral home in St. Marys, where a rosary will be recit¬ed at 7:30 p.m. Sunday.
    Obituary- Cowan, Grace 2
    Obituary- Cowan, Grace 2
    Cowan
    Mrs. Grace J. Cowan, 85, Rossville, died late Thursday, May 28, 1987, at her home.
    She was born Nov. 25, 1901, in Holycross, now Emmett, the daughter of John and Catherine McNamara Kelly.
    Mrs. Cowan was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Delia, St. Stanislaus Catholic Church Altar Society and Golden Agers Club, both in Rossville, and Royal Neighbors of American.
    She married John T. Cowan Nov. 26, 1925, in Emmett. They farmed near Delia until 1975, when they moved to Rossville. He survives.
    Other survivors include four daughters, Mrs. Elaine Phillips, Olathe, Mrs. Laurita Hammel, Manhattan, Mrs. Louise Deiter, Maple Hill, and Mrs. Anne Steinbock, Topeka; a son, Ron Cowan, Rossville; a sister, Mrs. Anna Hanrahan, Topeka; 21 grandchildren; and 18 great¬grandchildren.
    Mass of Christian Burial was to be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Delia. Burial was to be in Mount Calvary Cemetery at St. Marys. Verschelden Funeral Home, St. Marys, was in charge of arrangements.


    GRACE J. COWAN
    Grace J. Cowan, 85, Rossville, died late Thursday, May 28, 1987, at her home.
    She was born November 25, 1901, in Holy Cross, now Emmett, the daughter of John and Catherine McNamara Kelly.
    Mrs. Cowan was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church at Delia, St. Stanislaus Catholic Church Altar Society and Golden Agers Club, both in Rossville, and Royal Neighbors of America.
    She married John T. Cowan November 26, 1925, in Emmett. They farmed near Delia until 1975, when they moved to I Rossville. He survives.
    Other Survivors include four daughters, Mrs. Elaine Phillips, Olathe, Mrs. Laurita Hammel, Manhattan, Mrs. Louise Deiter, Maple Hill, and Mrs. Ann Steinbock, Topeka; a son, Ron Cowan, Rossville; a sister Mrs. Anna Hanrahan, Topeka; 21 grandchildren; and 18 great¬grandchildren.
    Rosary was recited Sunday at 7:30 p.m. at Verschelden Funeral. Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Monday at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Delia. Burial was in Mount Calvary Cemetery at St. Marys. Casket bearers were grandsons, Michael Phillips, Richard Hammel, Steve Deiter, Jeff Steinbock, John Cowan, and Ron Cowan.
    Funeral Card- Cowan, Grace 3
    Funeral Card- Cowan, Grace 3
    In Loving Memory of
    Grace J. Cowan
    Born November 25, 1901
    Died May 28, 1987