Photo courtesy of Staab Polk Memorial Home - Chatham

Ronald Dean Cowan

Herrin, Illinois

Nov 3, 1948 - Mar 5, 2013

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I dated Ronnie in high school and he was one of the sweetest guys around. You always hear kinds word spoken when someone is talking about him. So sorry for you loss Brenda.

So sorry to hear about Ron's passing. It was such a joy to work with Ron when on his crew. He always took adversity with a calm and controled view and was always smiling at the littlest of things. He will be missed a lot around here at CILCO. My sincere condolances.

Joe Bianco

So sorry for your loss. I will always remember Ron's smile when he would come into the IGA store. He was a great guy! Rita James

So sorry Lynn for Ron's passing. He was such a Nice person to be around and loved his Family and Fishing. Rita and I were blessed by having Ron come into our lives when He worked at IGA in Chatham. Know that you and your Family are in our prayers.

Lynn and family,
I am so sorry for your loss, I will be lifting you in prayer during this difficult time.
Marilyn Martin Humes

To the Roberts and Cowan families,

Ron and I are so sorry to learn of Ron's passing. He was always so cheerful. As he was working in the yard or sitting quietly at the picnic table, he would always give us a wave as we came by walking the dog. We truly hope your memories will help you find peace during this difficult time. Please let us know if there is anything you need.

Your neighbors,
Ron and Karen Alewelt

It was a sad day to hear of Ron's passing. Our prays go out to the Cowan Family. I worked with Ron for Many years at Cilco. He was always fun to be around. He worked hard, but always had a laugh on his face.

So very sorry to hear of Ron's passing. what a great guy! He will be sadly missed but always remembered

I am so sorry to hear about your father Addie. Elisha and I are thinking about you and your family during this time and please let us know if there is anything we can do. It was a wonderful summary of his life in the newspaper. What an amazing person.

Take care,


Ronald's Obituaries

Ronald Dean Cowan of Chatham died Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at Memorial Hospital after a courageous battle with pancreatic necrosis. He was born on November 3, 1948 in Herrin, Illinois to Proctor and Irene Watson Cowan. He married Georgia Lynn Roberts on June 3, 1972. He was preceded in death by...

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