Marlene Carol McCowan

Marlene McCowan, of Montesano, Washington, passed away on Sunday, May 27, 2012, at her home. She was 79.

Marlene was born on February 9, 1933, in Crown, Minnesota, to Walter and Grace Krueger.

She is survived by her children Mitch McCowan of Montesano, Wash., Kathy Pedersen of Sandown, N.H., Kerri McCowan of Hoquiam, Wash., Kelli McCowan of Montesano, Wash., Gregory Luark, of Mount Vernon, Wash. She lost her son, Pat McCowan in 2004.

She is also survived by four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; four step-granddaughters and two step-great-grandchildren; her brother, Donald Anderson, of Oklahoma City, Okla.; sister, Valgene West, of Aberdeen, Wash., and brother, Walter ‘Johnny’ Krueger, Jr., of Montesano, Wash.

The family will have a private graveside interment at Wynooche Cemetery in Montesano.

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