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Diana Lynn Cowan Elevier

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  • Name Diana Lynn Cowan Elevier 
    Born 1947 
    Gender Female 
    Person ID I9379  Rossville
    Last Modified 7 Feb 2021 

    Father Kenneth Vincent Cowan,   b. 23 Oct 1923, Delia, Jackson County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Apr 2003, Silver Lake, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Mary Christina Mattan Cowan,   b. 12 May 1923, Delia, Jackson County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 2020  (Age 97 years) 
    Married 12 Feb 1943  Delia, Jackson County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Documents
    Anniversary- Cowan, Kenneth and Mary 1
    Anniversary- Cowan, Kenneth and Mary 1
    Ruby Celebration for Cowans
    Mary and Kenneth Cowan will be celebrating their fortieth wedding anniversary with a Mass of Thanksgiving on Saturday, February 12, 1983, at 4:30 p.m. at St. Stanislaus Church in Rossville. Following the Mass, the couple will host a dinner for their family a the Knights of Columbus Hall in Topeka.

    Kenneth Cowan and Mary Mattan were married February 12, 1943, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Delia, Ks. They are the parents of three daughters Diane Elevier, Silver Lake, Vicki Wilson, Topeka, and Denise Denton, Silver Lake; and one son, Mark Cowan, Topeka. They have five grandchildren.
    Anniversary- Cowan, Kenneth and Mary 2
    Anniversary- Cowan, Kenneth and Mary 2
    Kenneth and Mary Cowan
    Kenneth and Mary Cowan, Silver Lake, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. Feb. 21 at the Silver Lake Senior Citizen Community Center, 404 Lake.

    Hosting the reception will be their children, Diane and Fred Elevier, and Denise and Tom Denton, Silver Lake; Vicki and Mike Wilson, Holton; and Mark and Jackie Cowan, Kansas City, Mo.; and their five grandchildren.

    Kenneth Cowan and Mary C. Mat tan were married Feb. 12, 1943, at Sacred Heart Church, Delia. Mr. Cowan retired from Santa Fe Railway general offices in 1983 after 42 years of service. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II in Australia, New Guinea and the Philippines.
    Anniversary- Cowan, Kenneth and Mary 3
    Anniversary- Cowan, Kenneth and Mary 3
    Cowans To Celebrate Golden Anniversary
    Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth V. Cowan will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception from two to four in the afternoon on Sunday, February 21, at the Silver Lake Senior Citizens Community Center, 404 Lake Street, Silver Lake.

    Hosting the occasion will be their children: Diane and Fred Elevier, Vicki and Michael Wilson, Denise and Tom Denton, and Mark and Jackie Cowan; and their five grandchildren.

    Kenneth Cowan and Mary Mattan were married February 12,1943 at Sacred Heart Church in Delia.

    Kenneth Cowan retired from Santa Fe General Offices in 1983, after 42 years service. He served in the U.S. Army in World War II in Australia, New Guinea, and the Philippines.
    Family ID F1469  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Frederick Eugene Elevier,   b. 12 Mar 1944, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Dec 1999, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Married 27 May 1967  St. Marys, Pottawatomie County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Aaron Elevier
    Documents
    Engagement- Cowan, Diana-Elevier, Frederick
    Engagement- Cowan, Diana-Elevier, Frederick
    Cowan-Elevier

    Diana Lynn Cowan, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth V. Cowan, Rossville, is betrothed to Frederick Eugene Elevier, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert W. Marney, also of Rossville.

    Miss Cowan is a 1965 graduate of Rossville Rural High School and a graduate of Clark's School of Business. She is employed in the Santa Fe offices.

    Mr. Elevier is a 1962 graduate of Rossville Rural High School and attended Fort Hays State College and Washburn University. He is also employed in the Santa Fe offices.
    Marriage- Cowan, Diana-Elevier, Frederick
    Marriage- Cowan, Diana-Elevier, Frederick
    Miss Diana Lynn Cowan and Mr. Frederick E. Elevier exchanged marriage vows at 1:00 p.m., May 27, in the Immaculate Conception Church, St. Marys. The Rev. A.H. Schulz, S.J., read the nuptial Mass.

    Parents of the couple are Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Cowan, Rossville, and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Marney, also of Rossville.

    The bride chose for her wedding a gown of Alencon lace, designed in a sheath silhouette. The empire bodice featured a stand-up collar trimmed with seed pearls, and bridal point sleeves. A watteau train of lace fastened high on the back with an organza bow, and extended to chapel length.

    Her bouffant veil of imported bridal illusion was held by a double crown of lace loops edged with seed pearls. She carried a bouquet of gardenias, sweetheart roses and ivy, with ribbon streamers.

    Vicki Cowan, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmatrons were Mrs. Rodney Lasswell, Mrs. Steven Kinzel, and Mrs. Francis DeDonder. Denise Cowan, also a sister of the bride, was junior bridesmaid.

    Flower girl was Kathleen Marney, and Alan Martinek was ring bearer.

    Mr. Elevier was attended by Keith Cowan as best man. Groomsmen were Dave Meneley, Steven Kinzel, and Stan Aldrich. Tom Meyer and Bill Hodges ushered.

    A reception in the Centennial Building, St. Marys, followed the wedding.

    Both Mr. and Mrs. Elevier are graduates of Rossville High School. The bride is also a graduate of Clark's School of Business, and the bridegroom attended Fort Hays State College, and Washburn University. Both are employed in the Santa Fe General Offices, Topeka.

    After a honeymoon trip to the Ozarks the couple is at home at 2240 Plass, Topeka.

    [From 27 May 1967]
    Last Modified 2 Sep 2017 09:51:56 
    Family ID F2420  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart