Brookfield resident, David E. Cowen age 55, passed away Friday September 07, 2012 at University Hospital, Columbia.
Funeral services will be held following Elks Session of Sorrow at 5:00 pm Tuesday September 11, 2012 at Rhodes Funeral Home with Pastor Matt Darnell officiating. Visitation will begin at noon Tuesday September 11, 2012 with family receiving friends from 2:00 - time of service. Memorials have been suggested to the Brookfield Elks Lodge # 874 and may be left at or sent to the funeral home, 216 Linn Street, Brookfield, Missouri 64628.
David Edward, son of Charles and Joyce Cowen (Sorenson) was born on September 25, 1956 in Buffalo, Missouri.
He is survived by his wife, Donna Cowen of the home; mother, Joyce Marie Sorenson, LeClaire, Iowa; former wife, Diane Cowen, Independence, Missouri; three daughters, Dana Smith and husband Scott, April Brooks and Ashley Collins, Independence, Missouri; step-daughter, Danielle Stetler, Butler, Indiana; one son, Austin Wood and wife Staci, Topeka, Kansas; brothers, Dennis Cowen and wife Sandy, Beach Park, Illinois, Darrell Cowen and wife Teressa, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, Chuck Cowen, Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri; sisters, Debbie Sorenson and husband Bill, LeClaire, Iowa, Diane Cowen, Kenosha, Wisconsin and Ruth Cowen, Odessa, Missouri; his best friend, Larry Friesen, Brookfield; fifteen grandchildren, his little trucking buddy, Scooter and many nieces, nephews and other relatives.
David is preceded in death by his father and grandparents, Bonnie and Delbert Cowen.