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Ned Warren Gowing

January 11, 1923 October 18, 2018
Ned  Warren Gowing
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Obituary for Ned Warren Gowing

Ned Warren Gowing, 95, of Lapeer died Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018.
Born Jan. 11, 1923 in Highland Park, Mich., to Delmer C. and Anjola Mae Gowing, he was a longtime partner in Gowing Insurance Agency, which was founded in Highland Park and eventually moved to Birmingham.
Ned was a World War II veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving aboard the destroyer escort USS Tatum and seeing extensive combat action in both the Atlantic and Pacific theaters.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother and a sister.
Ned is survived by his wife, the former Violet Pauline Taylor, 98, of Colony, Kansas; two daughters, Cheryl Keefe (Bob) of Lapeer and Gail Gowing of Lapeer; a son, Dale Gowing (Linda) of Mooresville, N.C.; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Ned’s great sense of humor is fondly remembered, as well as his vivid recollections of his war experiences which enthralled family and friends alike.
Visitation will be Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018, from 2 to 4 pm, at Muir Brothers Funeral Home in Lapeer. No formal funeral service will take place at this time, a memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the Trinity United Methodist Church in Lapeer or charity of your choice. Please share condolences and memories at

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Visitation at Funeral Home




2:00 PM 10/21/2018 2:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 10/21/2018 4:00:00 PM
Muir Brothers Funeral Home

1021 S Lapeer Road
Lapeer, MI 48446

No Formal Funeral Service will take place at this time.

Muir Brothers Funeral Home
1021 S Lapeer Road Lapeer 48446 MI
United States

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Trinity United Methodist Church

1310 N. Main Street
Lapeer, MI 48446

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