Wednesday, June 3, 2009

George Gowin




GEORGE CURTIS GOWIN
Fairview Cemetery
Madison County, Iowa


b. July 10, 1884, Madison Co. Ia.
d. March 31, 1948, Madison Co. Ia.
h/o Mae Olive (Meyer) Gowin
(m) Jan. 20, 1920
s/o William & Sarah E. (Gabbert) Gowin

WW I VeteranWinterset Madisonian - April 7, 1948
Winterset, Iowa

GEORGE GOWIN DIED LAST WEEK

Veteran of World War I Passes at Hospital in Des Moines

George Gowin, prominent Jefferson township farmer and a resident of Madison and Dallas counties all his life, died at the Veteran's hospital in Des Moines Wednesday, March 31. Death was due to a heart ailment. He was 63 years of age.

Mr. Gowin was a veteran of World War I, and had been active in the affairs of his community for many years.

He was born near DeSoto on July 10, 1884, the son of William and Sarah Gowin. On Jan. 20, 1920, he was married to Mae Meyer. They were the parents of two sons and a daughter.

Surviving are his wife; the daughter, Evelyn; the two sons, Herbert and Howard Gowin, all of Van Meter; two sisters, Mrs. J. I. Billings of Van Meter, and Mrs. Hazel Bales of Redfield; and two brothers, Dean Gowin of Des Moines, and Arthur Gowin of Davenport.

Funeral services were held Sunday from the Van Meter United Brethren church, in charge of the Rev. William Suckow. Burial was made in the Fairview cemetery, with American Legion ritual.


Winterset Madisonian - February 4, 1970
Winterset, Iowa

MRS. MAE GOWIN DIED WEDNESDAY

Mrs. Mae Gowin, member of a prominent Jefferson township family, died last Wednesday, Jan. 28, at Madison Manor in Winterset, where she had lived the last two years.

Mrs. Gowin was 79 years of age at her death. She was the former Mae Olive Meyer, daughter of Fredrick and Alice Roderick Meyer, and was born in Jefferson township May 28, 1890.

She was married to George C. Gowin on Jan. 28, 1920. They were parents of three children, all of whom survive. Mr. Gowin died in 1948.

She was active in the Evangelical United Brethren church for many years, and at the time of her death was a member of the United Methodist church of Van Meter.

The three children surviving Mrs. Gowin are Howard Gowin of DeSoto; Mrs. W. H. Ford of Huston, Tex., and Herb Gowin of Van Meter. She also leaves a brother, Earl Meyer of Van Meter; and seven grandchildren, Cara, Gisele and Dana Gowin of DeSoto, Arnold and Martin Ford of Texas, and Rick and Roschelle Gowin of Van Meter.

(Burial was made in the Fairview cemetery)

Fairview Cemetery
Madison County, Iowa


Mae O. (Myer) Gowin
b. May 28, 1890, Madison Co. Ia.
d. Jan. 28, 1970, Winterset, Ia.
w/o George C. Gowin
(m) Jan. 28, 1920
d/o Frederick H. & Alice M. (Roderick) Myer

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