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LORRAINE MARTHA FREITAG COWLES Lorraine Martha Freitag Cowles passed away peacefully on March 12th 2014 at Victory Hills Assisted Living center in Kansas City Kansas where she was living with her husband of 61 years, Eldred M. Cowles. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions to the or the . Graveside services will be 10 am Saturday March 15th, at Mt. Moriah Cemetery. Lorraine was born August 23rd 1929, in Chicago, IL and had lived in the Kansas City area since 1948. Starting off as an EKKG technician at Providence medical center in 1967 she retired from there 20 years later having attained the position of Supervisor of the Cardiology Department. In 1976 she was chosen "Employee of the Year" at Providence. Lorraine was a member of Bethel Presbyterian Church for many years where she was a chairperson of the Deacons committee, president of the women's group and member of the choir. Lorraine loved music and ensured her children listened to hours of Jeanette McDonald, Nelson Eddy, Broadway Musicals, Operattas as well as Mario Lanza. In addition to her husband, Lorraine leaves behind her sons Larry Cowles, Charles Cowles, Dr. Christopher Cowles and Paul Cowles as well as 8 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren, (with two more on the way!) She led a beautiful life full of love and challenges which she met and overcame with humor and determination. Condolences may be expressed at: www.porterfuneralhome.com; Arrangements Porter Funeral Home and Crematory, 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS (913) 621- 6400. Porter Funeral Homes and Crematory
Published in Kansas City Star on Mar. 13, 2014
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