1925 ~ 2018
Mrs. Iris June Cowie, beloved wife of the late Melvin Floyd Cowie, passed away peacefully in Picture Butte Piyami Place on February 1, 2018 at the age of 92 years.
June was born on December 13, 1925 to Ira Doyle Gray and Josephine Amelia Hanson. June was the eldest of three children. June, along with her two younger brothers Roland and Dennis, grew up on a homestead west of Rocky Mountain House. June completed her education in Rocky and in 1944 married Melvin Floyd Cowie. Eventually settling in Barons, AB with husband Melvin and two sons, Terry and Robert, June settled into life in Southern Alberta. June became the Post Mistress of Barons, a position she held for 25 years. She was a member of the Eastern Star, Barons Legion, Barons Senior Centre and the Barons United Church where she played the organ for many years.
June was predeceased by her husband of 70 years on February 7, 2015. Surviving June are her sons Terry (Yvonne) and Robert (Lynn); grandchildren, Jeff (Laureen) Haedyn and Madelyn Cowie, Greg (Asheley) Liam and Grayson Cowie, Jocelyn (Darcy) Doyle, Jennifer (Justin) Giles, Clara and Brielle and Bryan (Katie) Cowie, Ryle.
A Funeral Service will be held at 2:00pm on Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610 - 4 Street South, Lethbridge, Alberta. An interment will immediately follow the service in the Archmount Cemetery.