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Frances Rae Cowan

July 18, 1925 - January 4, 2018

Monday, January 08
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Memorial Services of Iowa Funeral Home
4208 North Ankeny Blvd.
Ankeny, IA 50023
(515) 964-0592

Tuesday, January 09
10:30 AM

Memorial Services of Iowa Funeral Home
4208 North Ankeny Blvd.
Ankeny, IA 50023
(515) 964-0592

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Such a beautiful, talented person! And so deboted to her faith and her family. Wishing comfort and peace to her children, and their families.
Lit by Kay Oberender - Des Moines, IA - Family Friend Jan 05, 2018
So much of who I am is because of this awesome Godly woman. Thanks Fran for the years of encouragement you offered to me and so many kids around the globe. Say hello to Marlow. Heartfelt prayers to the Cowan family.
Lit by Dan Pratt-Goodrich - Indianola, IA - Friend Jan 06, 2018
I'm so sorry to hear of the loss of your dear mother, Glen. May all your happy memories comfort you in the coming days and months. God bless. May she rest in peace. ox
Lit by Colleen McKenna Johnston - Ankeny, IA Jan 07, 2018
Rest in peace, Fran. I loved being involved in music with you at Faith.
Lit by Linda Glantz Bacon - Ankeny, IA Jan 07, 2018
"Mine eyes have seen the Glory of the coming of the Lord. He is trampling out the vintage where the grapes of wrath are stored. He hath loosed the fateful lightening of His terrible swift sword. His truth is marching on.
Glory, Glory Hallelujah.
Glory, Glory Hallelujah.
Glory, Glory Hallelujah.
His truth is marching on."

God Bless Fran and Marlow Cowan.
With the most sincere respect and in sympathy,
Susan Lawson Griffiths
Lit by Susan Griffiths - Des Moines, IA Jan 07, 2018
Dearest Glen,
I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your mom. Please know I am thinking of you. Wrap yourself in those many warm and loving memories. My love to you and your family.
Cindy Murray
Lit by A friend Jan 07, 2018
Lit by MARK & BRETT EKLUND - MESA & TEMPE, AZ Jan 07, 2018
Years ago my daughter, Kim enjoyed being in your youth bell chorus. I am thankful for those memories.
Kim passed away two years ago at age 57. Bet she and Fran will be making music again!!!
Peace and blessings to the Cowan family.
Pat (Klonglan) Van Lent
Lit by Pat Van Lent - Ankeny, IA - Acquaintance Jan 07, 2018
Fran and Marlow taught an entire generation about music, sharing, responsibility, and respect. Through many years, I have thought of Fran and Marlow and I have been thankful for every experience they gave me. They are together again, making the piano jump from cloud to cloud, keeping the duet alive.
Lit by Nick Peters - Des Moines, IA Jan 08, 2018
Fran and Marlow left an indelible mark on the world and it was all fantastic and memorable. The entire family of Larry and Bev Everett were lifelong friends and ISU fans. I remember the many years of Y camp escapades with burning pianos being played down to the last twang and farm adventures with boys up to their knees in hogs or whatever. To say that Fran and Marlow were truly remarkable would be an astonishing understatement. I hope that Beverly Everett, Fran and Marlow have found each other in heaven and are giving a concert to the Lord. It could be classical or ragtime or who knows what. Wouldn't it be kick to hear them all. Thanks for a lifetime well lived and thanks for the memories. George Everett
Lit by George Everett - Casselberry, FL - Family Friend Jan 08, 2018
What a terrific woman. She & Marlow left so many memories within me & helped me develop long-term friendships. Thoughts & prayers go out to the family at this difficult time. She will always be remembered for the wonderful things she's done!
Lit by Renee Patton-Knowles - Albia, IA - Friend Jan 08, 2018

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