Debra May COWAN


Debra May


Mrs. Debra May Cowan, of Alix, Alberta, passed away peacefully at her home on Friday, November 23, 2012. Debra was born February 22, 1956 in Red Deer to Ernie and Lillian Wilson. She was predeceased by her parents; Ernie and Lillian Wilson, and her brothers; Ben and Melvin Wilson. Debra is survived by her husband of 39 years, Randy Cowan of Alix, her sons; Dale (May) Cowan of Eckville, Darren (Lindsey) Cowan of Stettler and Jeremy (Colette) Cowan of Blackfalds, and her daughter, Heidi Cowan and girls of Blackfalds. She also leaves behind her grandchildren; Tyler and Reece Cowan, Jordyn Cowan, Morgan and Damian Cowan, Eden and Marlie Cowan. Debra was a wonderful loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend, who had a huge unselfish heart and ear to match and would listen to and help anybody who needed her. She always had a smile and a wave for everybody she encountered and she always put family and friends first and herself last. Debra had an amazing ability of absorbing people’s pain and sorrows and would always give back a loving hug and smile for you to wear. She was a dog lover, an avid camper and loved to read. She always supported local organizations that were dear to her heart. A celebration of her life will be held at the Alix Community Hall, Friday, November 30th, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. Interment will follow at Alto Reste Cemetery, on Hwy 11 East, Red Deer. If you wish, donations in Debra’s name may made directly to the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of Canada, 600-60 St. Clair Avenue East, Toronto, ON M4T 1N5. Condolences for the late Debra Cowan may be forwarded to the family by visiting

Arrangements entrusted to

Rebekah Sealock


4820 – 45th Street,

Red Deer.

Phone (403) 347-2222.

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