ROBERT M. GOWEN CROWN POINT, IN Robert M. Gowen, age 70, of Crown Point, formerly of Glenwood, IL, passed away on Wednesday, August 10, 2011 peacefully at his home surrounded by his family. Robert is survived by his wife, Lana M. Gowen, of 52 years; children: Katherine Bober of Crown Point, Ernest R. (Alecia) Gowen of Pittsburgh, PA, and Curt (Adriana) Gowen of Kingwood, TX; grandchildren: Andrew Bober, Nathaniel, Sydney, Garret, Robert, and Gabriella Gowen; brothers: Ernest L. (Susan) Gowen of Olympia Fields, IL, Kenneth (Barb) Gowen of San Diego, CA, and Randall (Deb) Gowen of Noblesville, IN. He was preceded in death by his parents: Robert and Katherine Gowen. Robert was a member of the Southlake Church of the Nazarene and a former member of the First Church of the Nazarene in Chicago Heights, IL. He worked as a lubricating engineer for Paulson Oil Company in Chesterton, IN and was a member of S.T.L.E. (Society of Tribologist and Lubricating Engineers). Robert was a member of the Glenwood Lions Club and past president of the Glenwood Manor Homeowners Assn. Friends may visit with the family on Sunday, August 14, 2011 at Geisen Funeral-Cremation & Reception Centre (two blocks east of Broadway) at 606 E. 113th Ave., Crown Point, IN from 1:00 to 5:00 PM. Funeral services will be held on Monday, August 15, 2011 at 11:00 AM at Geisen Funeral-Cremation & Reception Centre in Crown Point with Pastor Keith Young officiating. Services will conclude at the funeral home with cremation to follow. Memorial donations may be given to: VNA Hospice, 2401 Valley Dr., Valparaiso, IN 46383 or Southlake Church of the Nazarene, 7355 E. 81st Ave., Crown Point, IN 46307. View directions and/or sign guestbook at: www.GeisenFuneralHome.com or contact: (219) 663-2500
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Geisen Funeral, Cremation & Reception Centre - Crown Point
606 E. 113th Ave. Crown Point, IN 46307
Published in The Times from Aug. 12 to Aug. 13, 2011