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Born: Aug 21, 1942

Date of Passing: Apr 16, 2022

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RALPH THOMAS EVAN GOWAN August 21, 1942 - April 16, 2022 It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our dear husband, brother, father, grandfather, and great- grandfather, Ralph Thomas Evan Gowan aged 79, who passed peacefully with family by his side, on Saturday, April 16, 2022. Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife; Edith, siblings, Ken (Peggy) Gowan, Mel (Sophie) Gowan, Ruth Tompkins, Terry Gowan, and Dave (Nancy) Gowan. As well as many children; Paul Gowan, Monique (Jim) Evans, Glen (Wendy) Gowan, Christine (Mark) Hillis, Perry (Lisa) McMillan, Lisa (Randy) Ossel, Leslie (Tonia) Campbell, Laura Campbell, Tara (Tom) L'Hirondelle, Lawrence (Michelle) Turick, and Robert (Sandra) Turick. Ralph also leaves to mourn numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Ralph was born and raised in the Dutton, Ontario area. He moved to Manitoba in 1981. He and Edith met in 1996, and together they followed their passion and farmed in Sprague, MB. Edith and family would like to express a special thank you to the medical staff at Bethesda Regional Heath Centre for their care in Ralph's final days. A private Celebration of Life will be held at 3:00 pm on Saturday, April 23, 2022 at Crossings Funeral Care Steinbach, Manitoba. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Ralph's memory to the Children's Hospital Foundation of Manitoba. . Family and friends may sign a Book of Condolence at Arrangements entrusted to: Crossings Funeral Care Steinbach, Manitoba (204) 326-7203

As published in The Carillon on Apr 21, 2022

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