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Edward Gowan
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Edward B. Gowan, 76, of Escalon died Wednesday, July 21, 2004 at Memorial Medical Center.

Born in Norman, Oklahoma, he had lived in Escalon for 33 years. He was a yard foreman.

He worked for American Lumber Company in Modesto for 25 years, was a member of Teamster's Retirees Group, the Ceres 50+ Club, and the Old Fishermen's Club. He was an almond grower and served in the U.S. Air Force, being a veteran of the Korean War.

Survivors include his wife, Shirley Gowan of Escalon; children, William Gowan and Keith Gowan, both of Modesto; brothers, B.M. (Mutt) Gowan of Ceres and Roy Gowan of Clear Lake; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Private services. No public visitation. Burial at Ceres Memorial Park.

Remembrances may be made to Memorial Hospital Foundation Heart Fund, 1329 Spanos Court, Suite C-2, Modesto, CA 95355.

Colonial Chapel - Franklin & Downs in charge of arrangements.

The Escalon (Calif.) Times

July 28, 2004