Wilhema M. "Willie" Cowin

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    - Frank Sanders
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    - Judy Rose
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Wilhelma M. Cowin passed away peacefully in Lynden. She was born to parents Boyd and Ruth (Munkres) Davie. She married Ellis Cowin and together they operated a Strawberry Farm on the Weidkamp Rd in Lynden for over 20 years. Wilhelma graduated from WWU suma cum laude with a Masters in Home Economics. She touched the lives of many students in her 18 years as a teacher in the Ferndale Public School district.  Wilhelma is survived by 4 children, Bruce (Karen) Cowin, Lonnie (Barbara) Cowin, Sherry (Lee) Price and Marilyn (Mark) Tilley; 13 grandchildren, 26 great grandchildren and 5 great, great grandchildren; two sisters and one brother, Betty Dame, Rosemary Kobberstad and Ray (Esther) Davie. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Ellis Cowin; brother Boyd (Pete) Davie and one great grandson. A Memorial Service will be held Sunday, June 5, 10am at the Ferndale Seventh-day Adventist Church. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to the "Christian Health Care Center" Lynden, WA or the "Bakerview Christian School", Bellingham, WA. Please share your memories of Wilhelma at www.molesfarewelltributes.com
Published in Bellingham Herald on May 29, 2016
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