Obituaries

Obituaries

Joseph "Dale" Gowen 1964 - 2007 Lawrence

A memorial Mass for Joseph "Dale" Gowen, 42, Lawrence, will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Lawrence. Inurnment will be at a later date. Mr. Gowen died Saturday, May 19, 2007, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. He was born on Dec. 27, 1964, in Ketchikan, Alaska, the son of Peter and Nina Masters Johns. He had moved to Lawrence from Alaska in 1989. He was a counselor and worked for Clarence E. Kelly Counseling Resources in Topeka. Mr. Gowen was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Lawrence. He married Heidi Gagnon on May 2, 1992, in Lawrence. She survives, of the home. Other survivors include a son, Adam, of the home; a daughter, Sarah Gowen, of the home; and two brothers, Peter, Jacksonville, N.C., and Fred, Honolulu, Hawaii.A wake service will begin at 7 p.m. Monday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary, after which the family will meet friends until 8:30 p.m. The family suggests memorials to the Adam and Sarah Gowen Educational Fund, sent in care of the mortuary. Online condolences may be sent to <a href="http://www.warrenmcelwain.com">www.warrenmcelwain.com</a>, subject: Gowen.