Jean (Crosson) Cowan

September 9, 1918 ~ March 5, 2021 (age 102)


Jean passed away peacefully at the Langenburg Centennial Special Care home on Friday, March 5, 2021.

Jean was born to Eva and Roy Crosson on September 9, 1918 in Spy Hill she always stated she was blessed to have been born into such a loving caring family. The Crosson love is unconditional. Jean attended School in Spy Hill Jean loved school, sports, horses and dancing.

Jean married Her Husband lifelong partner Wellwood Richard Cowan of Spy Hill on February 9, 1938. The wedding took place at her parent’s home. The Dance was held at Wellwood’s Father’s Home.

They were blessed with two children Louise Jeanette Miller and their son Bruce Wellwood Cowan. Bruce was tragically killed in a Car accident in 1968. Together they conquered many of life’s challenges. Together they raised purebred Hereford cattle and Suffolk sheep as well as many beautiful horses.

Jean worked at Carlton Trail, drove school buses for many years. You could always find Jean at any community event helping in the kitchen cooking whether it was in Spy Hill or Langenburg. She volunteered on many different community events and organizations throughout the area.

Jean and Wellwood also attended every Family function. Grandma would always say “it’s People that make the Party”. Celebrating was very important to them as well as playing cards, socializing, Seniors Club, Red Hats Society, Curling, Bowling, legion playing Darts, Trips with Family members, attending Weddings, Funerals and their passion and love was dancing together (even in their kitchen).

Jean never lost her faith, in spite of the many challenges she faced, truly to be admired.  Jean truly enjoyed her UCW friends, church boards, taught Sunday school and Sang in the choir.

Jean Would be found Watching Her Grandchildren & Great grandchildren at Ball diamonds, Arenas, Curling Rink, Dance & Piano Recitals. She also would collect all the paper memorabilia that her grandchildren were ever mentioned in the newspapers and magazines.

Jean Celebrated many Highlights such as a 50th, 60th & 65th Wedding Anniversary. A Milestone Marking her 100th Birthday all of which dine in “Crosson “Style with lots of Food and Family. Very Fortunate to celebrate her 101&102 Birthdays.

On February 9 of this year Grandma was so happy sharing the Fond memories of their 83rd Wedding Anniversary.

Jean was also a member of The Women Wisdom Club. A group of Ladies over the age of 100 that met monthly at The Langenburg Centennial Special Care home. The Club was recognized by the Leader post and Grandma was interviewed on Television.

Jean ‘s Pride was all of her Family. She had a genuine interest in every Grandchild, Niece, Nephew, relative as well as Everyone she met. She would give you her attention and make you feel so loved.

She leaves to cherish her Memory

Daughter Louise, Son-in -Law Maurice (Jean) Miller.

Her Grandchildren Jeanine & John, Maryett & Ken, Dwight & Judy.

Great Grandchildren Aaron& Keri, Curtis & Trevor, Jason & Jody, Chad &Tricia, Brent & Pam, Jenessa,

Alice & Phillip, Jesse, Jayda & Shaun, Michael & Kaylee, Marc.

Great-Great Grandchildren; Taylor, Skylar, Hailey, Aiden, Austin, Katie, Kadan, Cohen, Kiah Ava, Destin, Adysen, Noah.

Her Sister Edythe Cowan, Brother Francis Crosson, Sister-in-Law Della Crosson.

Along with many numerous nieces & nephews, relatives and Good Friends

Jean was predeceased by her Son Bruce Wellwood Cowan in August 1968; her Husband Wellwood Richard Cowan on December 9, 2002.

Jean was a special lady to everyone she met. Family would say she was the Queen!

Jean lived a long, wonderful life Cherished by all who knew her and will be deeply missed by everyone whose lives she touched. Until we meet again. ���❤️


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Funeral Service
March 9, 2021

2:00 PM
Langenburg United Church
218 McNaughton Crescent
Langenburg, SK S0A 2A0

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