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Betty Lou Cowman

July 30, 1930 August 16, 2021
Betty Lou Cowman
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Obituary for Betty Lou Cowman

Betty Lou Cowman, 91, of Winnebago, went to be with the Lord whom she loved, on Monday, August 16, 2021. The Lord took her just after praying with her eldest son, Mike in her home. She was born July 30, 1930 in Rochester, IL, the daughter of Wesley and Margaret Stevenson. She married Franklin Eugene Cowman on May 31, 1947 at Hawthorne, KS. They eventually settled in Cherry Valley, Rockford and then Winnebago.

Betty worked for some dry cleaners, manufacturing companies and then became a realtor working as a real estate agent for Doug Keyes Realty in Rockford. After getting her broker’s license she opened Cowman Realty. She retired in 2011 as a caregiver for the Department of Human Services, division or rehabilitation. She also sold Avon and the Works cleaning products.

Betty earned her GED and also became a Notary Public for Winnebago County. She was a member of New Life Bible Church near Pecatonica and having a big heart donated to Unicef, American Bible Society and paralyzed veterans. She enjoyed raising flowers, collecting rocks, knitting and being a great-grandma.

Betty is survived by her sons, Michael (Beth) Cowman, Bruce Cowman, Gregory (Sharon) Cowman; grandchildren, Matthew (Jessica) Cowman, Tracy (Jamison) Schoenhard, Praise (Preston) Huhn, Daniel Cowman, Marissa (Eric) Daugherty, Serena (Ray) Huab, Erin (K.C.) Gobble, Shanna Cowman, Jesse (Samantha) Cowman, Wesley Cowman; great-grandchildren, Nathaniel, Lucas, Joshua, Abigail Cowman, Bayleigh, Abygail, Hannah and Hunter Huhn, Damen, Larson, Owen and Landon Daugherty, Talia, Micah and Zayah Huab, Dylan, Wade and Tyler Gobble: several nephews and nieces.

Betty is predeceased by her husband, Franklin Cowman; sisters, Joan Tucker, Juanita Truax.

A memorial celebration of life will be 10:00 a.m., Saturday, October 9, 2021, at Seward Congregational Church, 3029 S. Pecatonica Rd., Seward. A luncheon will be served in the church fellowship hall following the memorial celebration of life. Cremation rites accorded with interment at Twelve Mile Grove Cemetery near Pecatonica. In lieu of flowers a memorial will be established. Arrangements by Genandt Funeral Home, 602 N. Elida St., Winnebago. For an online obituary and tributes go to www.genandtfuneralhome.com.

Upcoming Events

Memorial Celebration of Life

Saturday

9

Oct

10:00 AM 10/9/2021 10:00:00 AM
Seward Congregational Church

3029 S. Pecatonica Rd.
Seward, IL 61077

A luncheon will be served in the church fellowship hall following the memorial celebration of life.

Seward Congregational Church
3029 S. Pecatonica Rd. Seward 61077 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Twelve Mile Grove Cemetery Final Resting Place

184 S. Pecatonica Rd.
Pecatonica, IL 61063

184 S. Pecatonica Rd. Pecatonica 61063 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

In lieu of flowers a memorial will be established.

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