Dan Cowley
1936 - 2020
BORN
1936
DIED
2020

Dan Sadler Cowley

February 20, 1936 – October 13, 2020

Dan was born in Booneville, Arkansas to Arthur and Clara Cowley. He moved to Riddle Oregon in 1946. He attended school there and met his wife Paula Smith. They were married in 1954 and were together for 65 years.

After high school he joined the army and was stationed in Germany for two years. After that he went to OTI and graduated as a lab technician.

Dan and family moved to Albany Oregon where he worked at Albany General Hospital as a laboratory manager for 32 years.

Dan enjoyed his family, friends, cars, fishing and riding dune buggies and quads in the dunes.

He belonged to Holy Cross Lutheran Church which he helped build.

Dan is survived by his wife, Paula, daughters Debra Emerson and Dana Wells and son in law George Wells and son Jeff Cowley. Also his granddaughters Tara Johnson and Niki Cowley and two great granddaughters Alexis Johnson and Jordynn Cowley.

The family takes comfort in knowing that Dan knew Jesus as his Savior and is free from pain.

Due to Covid there will be a private memorial for family.

Memorials may be made to Holy Cross Lutheran Church 2515 Queen St Albany, Oregon 97321.


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Published by Corvallis Gazette-Times from Oct. 19 to Oct. 20, 2020.
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DENNIS tomlinson
October 21, 2020
Will always remember his smile and infectious laugh. He seemed to always be happy. So Sorry for your loss Paula. Many fun memories.
Pete and Darla
October 21, 2020
May he rest in peace. My thoughts and prayers are with the family at this trying time. I worked at AGH a good many years with Dan.
Janet Nelson
October 19, 2020
So sorry to hear of Dan's passing. He is at peace now and watching over you all. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
Patricia L Nelson
October 19, 2020