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ROWAN, Charlotte Isabella (nee Scott)

February 24, 1919 – August 18, 2012

Charlotte Rowan of Cochrane, passed away at the Bowcrest Nursing Home on Saturday, August 18, 2012 at the age of 93 years.

Charlotte was born on February 24, 1919 in Kilkeel, Northern Ireland and immigrated with her family at the age of ten years to Dalroy, AB before settling in Bearspaw where she attended school. She married William (Curly) Rowan on February 4, 1944 and lived in Turner Valley before building their lifelong home in Brushy Ridge.

Charlotte is survived by her sister Agnes and her children, Jim (Diana), Eric (Elaine), Janice, Gary (June), Sam (Linda) and Don (Stacey). She is also survived by twelve grandchildren, seventeen great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

Charlotte was predeceased by her parents, Adelaide and William Scott, her husband Curly, her brothers, James, Samuel and William and her sisters, Anne and Margaret (Rose).

Memorial services will be held at St. Andrew’s United Church (1st Street East, Cochrane, AB) on Friday, September 7, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. Condolences may be forwarded through In Lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made directly to Stockmen’s Memorial Foundation Box 459, Cochrane, AB T4C 1A7, Telephone: (403) 932-3782,, The family would like to express a special thanks for the excellent care she received at the Bowcrest Nursing Home.

In living memory of Charlotte Rowan, a tree will be planted at Big Hill Springs Park Cochrane by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Cochrane Funeral Home, 369 RAILWAY STREET, COCHRANE. Telephone: (403) 932-4740.

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  1. Edith Wearmouth :

    Our condolences on the passing of “Lottie”. We remember her and all her contributions to our community of Brushy Ridge/Jumping Pound.
    Vernice, Edith, Doug, and Irene.

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  2. Dear Sam, Please accept our most sincere condolences on the passing of your mother.
    Ron & Lorraine Leigh

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  3. September 6, 2012

    Lottie was a most delightful person. My sincere condolences and I wish you all peace and the comfort of warm memories.

    Dorothy Edge, Cochrane, Alberta

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