Kenneth-Cowan-Obituary

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Kenneth Dale Cowan

Schaumburg, Illinois

Jul 25, 1926 – Sep 18, 2019 (Age 93)

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Kenneth Dale Cowan, age 93 of Schaumburg. Beloved husband of the late Beverly L., nee Myers. Loving father of Mark (Deborah), Alison, Scott the late Todd and Catherine Cowan. Cherished grandfather of Kate (Ben), Laura (Daniel and Justin (Amanda). Caring great grandfather of 5. Loving brother of Frances Hickman and the late Robert and Richard Cowan.


Kenneth was an Army officer retiring as a Colonel after 30 years of service and earning the Bronze Star and Legion of Merit. He worked for the State of Illinois for 20 years, was a Mason, School District 211 Board member and President and was active in local politics. His interests included genealogy, photography, Asian culture and stamp collecting for many years.


Visitation Wednesday, September 25, from 3 to 8 PM at Ahlgrim and Sons Funeral Home, 330 W. Golf Road, Schaumburg, with a military service at 5 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorials will be appreciated to Alzheimer's Association, 8430 W. Bryn Mawr, Suite 800, Chicago, IL 60631. Funeral information or online condolences www.ahlgrimfuneral.com or 847-882-5580.

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My sincere condolences to Kenneth's family. May the God of peace and comfort strengthen the family during this most difficult time.

So sorry to see that Uncle Dale passed away. Condolences to all. Michelle

So sorry to hear of Ken's passing. He was a true gentleman.