Albert H. Cowan
World Traveler, Explorer and Entrepreneur Extraordinaire. From the South Pole to New Guinea, New Zealand, Australia. From the Tower of London to the Falkland Islands, Norway and beyond. Traveling through the International Dateline and crisscross the Equator.
Albert, 87, loved life and family. Born Nov. 28, 1925 in Niagara Falls, Canada, spent childhood years in Liverpool England. Jack of all trades, Wireless Air-Gunner in The Royal Canadian Air Force. Worked for Sperry-Univac on the first computers in the 1960’s. Retired at 55 as a Senior Service Systems Engineer, started his own business working on super computers in the 1980’s.
Albert was a strong believer in Jesus saving grace and passed peacefully Monday, July 22. He will be missed by his wife of 66 years, Helen Montague Cowan; daughter, Barbara & Tom Laepple of Tyler, TX; daughter Patsy & Rick Spurrier of Shawnee, KS; daughter Susan & Mark Watson of Woodinville, WA; daughter Shelley & Tim Hale of Hong Kong. Brother Herb & Shirley Cowan; sister Mae Rusk; brother Bob & Judith Coughlin. Grandchildren, Jeff & Ryan Laepple; Stefanie & Garett Watson; Devon, Alexis, Emma & Jason Hale. Many nieces & nephews.
Memorial Service is Friday, July 26, 11 a.m. at Lenexa Baptist Church in Lenexa, Kansas. Friends of family are welcome.